Lookup Public Records in Pendleton CountyWest Virginia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Pendleton County, West Virginia Overview

Pendleton County is located in the state of West Virginia. Named after Edmund Pendleton, the county was formed in 1788 and its county seat is Franklin. The county has a total population of 7,229, as of 2015, with its area spanning 698 square miles (land area being 696 square miles, while water area being 2.1 square miles). The county consists of 9 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26807 recorded as the one with the largest population. Pendleton County borders the following counties: Grant County, West Virginia to the north; Augusta County, Virginia and Highland County, Virginia to the south; Rockingham County, Virginia to the east; Randolph County, West Virginia to the west; Hardy County, West Virginia to the northeast, and; Pocahontas County, West Virginia to the southwest.

Pendleton County Clerk Information

The Clerk’s primary responsibility is to establish and maintain all county records. The office of the clerk contains a library of records, such as deeds, maps, and plats pertaining to property located within the county. These records are open to the public and provide valuable data regarding the size, shape and location, legal description, and property owner of all properties situated in Pendleton County. Other responsibilities include:

  • Issue marriage licenses, certificates of birth and death
  • Probate wills, appoint executors, administrators, etc. in vacation of the Commission
  • Write checks for all expenditures incurred by the county officials
  • Do GASB bookkeeping for county revenues and expenditures
  • Prepare annual financial statement
  • Payroll for county officials and employees and all reports associated with payroll

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Elise White, County Clerk
    100 South Main Street
    PO Box 1167
    Franklin, West Virginia 26807
    Phone: 304-358-2505
    Fax: 304-358-2473
    Email: countyclerk@pendletoncommission.com
    Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

    Pendleton, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20095,687
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-2009743
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-200962
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009521
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200924
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200952
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20092,273
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009622
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009126
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20095
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200982
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200951
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200975
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-200922
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20092
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009888

    Pendleton County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 100 S Main St, Franklin, WV 26807, United States
    Phone: 304-358-2505

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