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Jefferson County, WV Public Records

Circuit Court
PO Box 1234
Charles Town, WV 25414 www.jeffcowvcircuitclerk.com/inde...
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 304-728-3231
F: 304-728-3398
Couriers: 119 N George St, Ste 100
Charles Town, WV 25414
Jurisdiction: Felony, Misdemeanor, Civil Actions over $5,000, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No juvenile, guardianship, adoption, or mental health records released
Magistrate Court
PO Box 607
Charles Town, WV 25414 http://www.jeffersoncountywv.org/
Hours: 7:30AM-4:30PM EST
P: 304-728-3233
F: 304-728-3235
Couriers: 110 N George St
Charles Town, WV 25414
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Infractions, Traffic
Probate (County Clerk)
100 E Washington St
Charles Town, WV 25414 jeffersoncountywv.org/county-gove...
Hours: 9AM-5PM EST
P: 304-728-3215
F: 304-728-1957
Jurisdiction: Probate

Jefferson County, WV Vital Records

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

Jefferson County
County Clerk
PO Box 208
Charles Town, WV 25414 jeffersoncountywv.org/county-gove...
9AM-5PM EST
Phone: 304-728-3215
Fax: 304-728-1957
Recorded Documents

Jefferson County Vital Certificates

Jefferson County Vital Certificates

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Jefferson County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 209.53 sq mi
Population (2009): 52,750
  • Females: 50.0%
  • White: 90.2%
  • Black/African American: 7.1%
  • Asian: 0.9%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 4.1%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 86.3%
Population Change (2000-2009): 10,560
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 2.1%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 4.1%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 9.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 79.0%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 21.6%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.54
Housing Units (2000): 17,623
Homeownership Rate (2000): 75.8%
Migration Flow to Jefferson County, WV from (2007-2008):

Jefferson County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $716,825
  • Construction: $59,272
  • Retail Trade: $65,794
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $51,008
  • Banking: $18,703
  • Retail Trade: $65,794
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $31,526
  • Manufacturing: $47,597
  • Farms: $-527
  • Government: $207,177
Employed (2000): 21,581
Unemployed (2000): 1,030
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.7%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $35,701
Local Government Employment (2007): 1,780
Local Government Revenue (2007): $69,069 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $39,699 (thou. dol.)

Jefferson County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 717
  • Per 1,000 population: 14.1
Deaths (2007): 434
  • Per 1,000 population: 8.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 4
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.6

Jefferson County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 88
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 5
  • Robbery: 21
  • Aggravated Assault: 61
Property Crimes (2008): 1,025
  • Burglary: 211
  • Larceny-Theft: 744
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 70

Jefferson County Genealogy Records