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Braxton County, WV Public Records

Circuit Court
300 Main St
Sutton, WV 26601
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 304-765-2837
F: 304-765-2947
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $5,000, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No adoption, juvenile, mental hygiene records released
Probate is located across the hall in the same building, with the County Clerk
Magistrate Court
307 Main St
Sutton, WV 26601
Hours: 8:30AM-4PM EST
P: 304-765-7362
F: 304-765-2612
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Infractions, Traffic
Probate Court
PO Box 486
County Clerk's Office
Sutton, WV 26601 www.braxtoncounty.wv.gov/countygo...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 304-765-2833
F: 304-765-2093
Couriers: 300 Main Street
Sutton, WV 26601
Jurisdiction: Probate

Braxton County, WV Vital Records

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

Braxton County
County Clerk
300 Main St
Sutton, WV 26601 www.braxtoncounty.wv.gov/countygo...
8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 304-765-2833
Fax: 304-765-2093

Braxton County Vital Certificates

Braxton County Vital Certificates

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Braxton County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 513.48 sq mi
Population (2009): 14,434
  • Females: 49.1%
  • White: 97.7%
  • Black/African American: 0.8%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 97.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): -268
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 1.4%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 21.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 67.3%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 9.2%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.46
Housing Units (2000): 7,374
Homeownership Rate (2000): 78.2%
Migration Flow to Braxton County, WV from (2007-2008):

Braxton County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $181,599
  • Construction: $17,507
  • Retail Trade: $19,354
  • Professional and Technical Services: $3,183
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $4,000
  • Retail Trade: $19,354
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $6,874
  • Manufacturing: $22,089
  • Farms: $-1,921
  • Government: $44,019
Employed (2000): 5,107
Unemployed (2000): 485
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $21,174
Local Government Employment (2007): 699
Local Government Revenue (2007): $28,222 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $86,428 (thou. dol.)

Braxton County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 176
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.1
Deaths (2007): 183
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.6
Infant Deaths (2007): 2
  • Per 1,000 population: 11.4

Braxton County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 46
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 1
  • Robbery: 0
  • Aggravated Assault: 44
Property Crimes (2008): 145
  • Burglary: 38
  • Larceny-Theft: 96
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 11

Braxton County Genealogy Records