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Barbour County, WV Public Records

Circuit Court
8 N Main St
Philippi, WV 26416 http://www.barbourcounty.wv.gov
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 304-457-3454
F: 304-457-2790
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $5,000, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No sealed, juvenile, adoptions, mental health, guardianship, expunged records released
Probate is handled by the County Clerk.
Magistrate Court
PO Box 541
Philippi, WV 26416
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 304-457-3676
F: 304-457-4999
Couriers: 47 Church St
Philippi, WV 26416-1103
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Infractions, Traffic
All mail requests must be on letterhead.
Probate (County Clerk)
28 N Main St
Philippi, WV 26416
Hours: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 304-457-2232
F: 304-457-5983
Jurisdiction: Probate

Barbour County, WV Vital Records

Contact the Barbour County Office of the County Clerk if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Barbour County
County Clerk
8 N Main St
Philippi, WV 26416 www.barbourcounty.wv.gov/countygo...
8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 304-457-2232
Fax: 304-457-5983
Recorded Documents

Barbour County Vital Certificates

Barbour County Vital Certificates

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Barbour County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 340.79 sq mi
Population (2009): 15,758
  • Females: 50.5%
  • White: 96.9%
  • Black/African American: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 96.5%
Population Change (2000-2009): 197
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.5%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 1.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 21.3%
High School Graduates (2000): 72.7%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 11.8%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.47
Housing Units (2000): 7,348
Homeownership Rate (2000): 78.6%
Migration Flow to Barbour County, WV from (2007-2008):

Barbour County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $148,387
  • Construction: $10,530
  • Retail Trade: $9,114
  • Professional and Technical Services: $5,145
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $4,600
  • Retail Trade: $9,114
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $3,700
  • Manufacturing: $9,903
  • Farms: $-2,001
  • Government: $41,009
Employed (2000): 6,048
Unemployed (2000): 581
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.9%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $23,252
Local Government Employment (2007): 587
Local Government Revenue (2007): $30,798 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $39,480 (thou. dol.)

Barbour County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 195
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.6
Deaths (2007): 164
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 1
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.1

Barbour County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 27
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 3
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 23
Property Crimes (2008): 156
  • Burglary: 41
  • Larceny-Theft: 100
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 15

Barbour County Genealogy Records