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Fayette County, WV Public Records

Circuit Court
100 N Court St
Fayetteville, WV 25840
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
F: 304-574-4314
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $5,000, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No divorce, adoption, mental, juvenile records released
Magistrate Court
100 Church St
Fayetteville, WV 25840
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 304-574-4279
F: 304-574-2458
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Infractions, Traffic
Restricted Records: Domestic Violence Petitions are restricted from the public.
Probate (County Clerk)
PO Box 569
Fayetteville, WV 25840
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 304-574-4327
F: 304-574-4335
Couriers: 100 N Court St
Fayetteville, WV 25840
Jurisdiction: Probate

Fayette County, WV Vital Records

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

Fayette County
County Clerk
100 Court St
Fayetteville, WV 25840 www.fayettecounty.wv.gov/countycl...
8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 304-574-4226
Fax: 304-574-4335

Fayette County Vital Certificates

Fayette County Vital Certificates

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Fayette County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 663.93 sq mi
Population (2009): 46,123
  • Females: 50.0%
  • White: 93.0%
  • Black/African American: 5.0%
  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 0.8%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 92.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): -1,456
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 0.8%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 2.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 20.2%
High School Graduates (2000): 68.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 10.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.41
Housing Units (2000): 21,616
Homeownership Rate (2000): 77.2%
Migration Flow to Fayette County, WV from (2007-2008):

Fayette County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $571,475
  • Construction: $27,574
  • Retail Trade: $54,314
  • Professional and Technical Services: $17,976
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $19,593
  • Retail Trade: $54,314
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $15,078
  • Manufacturing: $38,989
  • Farms: $-681
  • Government: $161,392
Employed (2000): 16,152
Unemployed (2000): 2,187
Unemployment Rate (2009): 8.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $24,351
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,597
Local Government Revenue (2007): $81,558 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $92,177 (thou. dol.)

Fayette County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 629
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.6
Deaths (2007): 646
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.0
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 4.8

Fayette County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 98
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 3
  • Forcible rape: 8
  • Robbery: 9
  • Aggravated Assault: 78
Property Crimes (2008): 819
  • Burglary: 217
  • Larceny-Theft: 537
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 65

Fayette County Genealogy Records