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Wirt County, West Virginia Overview

Wirt County is located in the state of West Virginia. Named after William Wirt, the county was formed in January 19, 1848 and its county seat is Elizabeth. The county has a total population of 5,794, as of 2017, with its area spanning 235 square miles (land area being 233 square miles, while water area being 2.3 square miles). The county consists of 8 ZIP codes, with ZIP code 26143 recorded as the one with the largest population. Wirt County borders the following counties: Roane County, West Virginia to the south; Ritchie County, West Virginia to the northeast; Wood County, West Virginia to the northwest; Jackson County, West Virginia to the southwest, and; Calhoun County, West Virginia to the southeast.

Wirt 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
  • Oversee guardianship appointments
  • Prepare and send to all heirs a Notice to Redeem and take care of publications, redemptions or recording deeds with regard to delinquent property
  • 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:
    Marolyn Baldrige, County Clerk
    PO Box 53
    Elizabeth, WV 26143
    Phone: 304-275-4271
    Fax: 304-275-3418
    Email: wirtcc@gmail.com

    Wirt, WV Genealogy and Ancestry Records
    Source: U.S. Census Bureau, USA Counties Data File Downloads
    Total Ancestries Reported 2005-20095,241
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - United States or American - 2005-20091,159
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Arab - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - British - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Czech - 2005-200932
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Danish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Dutch - 2005-2009103
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - English - 2005-2009393
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - European - 2005-200925
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French (except Basque) - 2005-200953
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - French Canadian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - German - 2005-20091,230
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Greek - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Hungarian - 2005-200920
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Irish - 2005-2009894
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Italian - 2005-2009180
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Lithuanian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Norwegian - 2005-20097
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Polish - 2005-200914
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Portuguese - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Russian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scotch-Irish - 2005-200975
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Scottish - 2005-2009150
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Slovak - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Subsaharan African - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swedish - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Swiss - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Ukrainian - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Welsh - 2005-20090
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) - 2005-200927
    Persons Reporting Total Ancestry As - Other Groups - 2005-2009811

    Wirt County Clerk’s Office
    County Government Office

    Address: 1 Court St, Elizabeth, WV 26143, United States
    Phone: 304-275-4271

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