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Berkeley County, WV Public Records

Circuit Court
380 W South St, #2200
Martinsburg, WV 25401 http://www.berkeleycountycomm.org/off
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 304-264-1918
F: 304-262-3139
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $10,000, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No sealed, juvenile, adoptions, mental health, guardianship records released.
Magistrate Court
380 W South St, #3100
Berkeley County Judicial Center
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 304-264-1957
F: 304-267-1373
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $10,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Infractions, Traffic
Fiduciary Records Clerk
100 W King St, 2nd Fl, Ste 12
Martinsburg, WV 25401 http://www.berkeleycountycomm.org/ser
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 304-267-3001
F: 304-267-7830
Jurisdiction: Probate
Fiduciary Records Clerk handles probate (known as the optional procedure) estate settlement, they aid and assist county commissions in the administration of wills and estates.

Berkeley County, WV Vital Records

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

Berkeley County
County Clerk
100 W King St, Rm 1
Martinsburg, WV 25401 http://countyclerk.berkeleywv.org/cou
9AM-5PM EST
Phone: 304-264-1927
Fax: 304-267-1794
Recorded Documents

Berkeley County Vital Certificates

Berkeley County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Berkeley County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 321.14 sq mi
Population (2009): 103,854
  • Females: 50.1%
  • White: 90.6%
  • Black/African American: 7.1%
  • Asian: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.6%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 87.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): 27,949
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.7%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 11.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 77.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 15.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.53
Housing Units (2000): 32,913
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.2%
Migration Flow to Berkeley County, WV from (2007-2008):

Berkeley County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $1,726,403
  • Construction: $128,717
  • Retail Trade: $115,971
  • Professional and Technical Services: $111,402
  • Healthcare: $169,980
  • Banking: $39,775
  • Retail Trade: $115,971
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $44,146
  • Manufacturing: $167,693
  • Farms: $-3,260
  • Government: $596,941
Employed (2000): 36,229
Unemployed (2000): 1,637
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $29,146
Local Government Employment (2007): 3,638
Local Government Revenue (2007): $148,716 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $170,397 (thou. dol.)

Berkeley County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 1,512
  • Per 1,000 population: 15.2
Deaths (2007): 735
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.4
Infant Deaths (2007): 11
  • Per 1,000 population: 7.3

Berkeley County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 254
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 3
  • Forcible rape: 17
  • Robbery: 63
  • Aggravated Assault: 171
Property Crimes (2008): 2,997
  • Burglary: 656
  • Larceny-Theft: 2,169
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 172

Berkeley County Genealogy Records

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