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

Raleigh County, West Virginia Overview

Raleigh County is located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in 1850 and named after Sir Walter Raleigh. The county seat is Beckley. As of 2017, the county has a population of 75,022. The county has a total area of 609 square miles, 605 square miles of which is land, and 4 square miles is water. The county consists of 43 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 25801 recorded as the one with the largest population. Raleigh County borders the following counties: Kanawha County, West Virginia to the north; Summers County, West Virginia to the east; Fayette County, West Virginia to the northeast; Boone County, West Virginia to the northwest; Wyoming County, West Virginia to the southwest, and; Mercer County, West Virginia to the southeast.

Raleigh County Clerk Information

The Clerk of the County Commission functions as an election officer, preparing the ballot, conducting absentee voting, obtaining and training poll workers and counting ballots, and performing other election-related duties. The clerk records deeds, liens, births, marriages, deaths and other judgments, files wills, and maintains all orders from the County Commission. Call (304) 255-9123 for more information.

Copy of valid ID is highly needed in applying for a copy of either certificate of birth, death or marriage via mail. The application requires further information of the titleholder and contact information of the one requesting the form. The application form is linked below.

Raleigh County Clerk’s revised fees as of 2008:

Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
Danny Moore, County Clerk
Raleigh County Courthouse (main floor)
215 Main St Beckley, WV – 25801
Phone: (304) 255-9123

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