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Wetzel County, West Virginia Overview

Wetzel County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. The county was formed in January 10, 1846. Named after Lewis Wetzel, the county seat is New Martinsville and it has a population of 15,437 as of 2017. The county has a total area of 361 square miles, with its land area encompassing 358 square miles, and its water area 3.3 square miles. The county consists of 12 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26155 recorded as the one with the largest population. Moreover, Wetzel County borders the following counties: Marshall County, West Virginia to the north; Doddridge County, West Virginia to the south; Monongalia County, West Virginia and Marion County, West Virginia to the east; Monroe County, Ohio to the west; Greene County, Pennsylvania to the northeast; Tyler County, West Virginia to the southwest, and; Harrison County, West Virginia to the southeast.

Wetzel County Clerk Information

Their duties include:

  • Issuance of marriage licenses, birth and death certificates
  • Record births, marriages and deaths in the county
  • Serve as Chief Voter Registration Official for the county; register qualified voters
  • Maintain custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, ballot boxes and other election supplies
  • Conduct training sessions for poll clerks and other election officials prior to their service
  • Serve as the recorder of all documents
  • Keep records of County Commission transactions
  • Keep minutes of all County Commission meetings
  • Responsible for the bookkeeping of the county including budget, accounting and payroll
  • Assist the County Commission in their absence
  • Responsible for public notice of all Commission meetings
  • Serve as Secretary to the Civil Service Commissions
  • Issue hunting and fishing licenses
  • Provide notary services
  • Issue military service discharge records
  • Probate wills and assist in administration of estates
  • Conduct absentee voting and early voting, prepare ballots, accept candidate filings, and other election

    Below is the physical address of the County Clerk:
    Carol S. Haught, County Clerk
    PO Box 156
    New Martinsville, WV 26155
    Phone: 304-455-8224
    Fax: 304-455-5256
    Email: %20wetzelcoclk@hotmail.com

    Wetzel, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-200916,841
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20092,029
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-200974
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009681
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-20092,129
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200984
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-2009273
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20099
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20094,842
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200910
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-20092,653
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009419
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-200997
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-2009386
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-200961
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-2009358
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009462
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-200966
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-2009101
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-2009150
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20096
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-2009180
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-20091,636

    Wetzel County Clerk’s Office

    Address: 200 Main St, New Martinsville, WV 26155, United States
    Phone: 304-455-8224

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