Wetzel County, WV Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records

Wetzel County vital recordsDated from 1917 on, Wetzel County vital records are available to family members from the West Virginia Health Statistics Center. Public records ordinarily include birth records older than 100 years and records older than 50 years for death and marriage. The cost is generally $12. Records dated before 1917 are maintained by the Wetzel County Clerk. Wetzel County was created in 1846 from Tyler County and named for frontiersman Lewis Wetzel, who was born in modern West Virginia. He was known as a zealous killer of Indians, managing to escape punishment for attempted murder and murder of "friendly" Indians.

Wetzel County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records


Wetzel County
PO Box 156
New Martinsville, WV 26155-0156
Hours of Operation: 9AM-4:30PM M,T,W,F; 9AM-4PM Th; 9AM-N Sat
Phone: 304-455-8224
Fax: 304-455-5256
Real Estate: 304-455-8224
Assessor: 304-455-8214
Treasurer: 304-455-8218
Elections: 304-455-8235
Vital Records: 304-455-8224
Recording Officer: County Clerk
Assessor Fax: 304-455-5256
Assessor Address: 210 Main St

Wetzel County Marriage & Divorce Records



Wetzel County Birth & Death Records

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