Wirt County, WV Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records
Wirt County birth, death, and marriage records are available to qualified people (family members) from West Virginia's Vital Registration Office. Anybody can obtain public records: birth records older than 100 years and death and marriage records older than 50 years. The County Clerk provides vital records before 1917 and divorce records. Created in 1848 from Virginia counties Jackson and Wood, Wirt County was named for author, orator, and lawyer William Wirt. In 1859, oil was discovered in Burning Springs (named for the natural gas that sometimes burned up through the town's springs). During the Civil War, Confederates incinerated the town with its stored oil.
Wirt County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
PO Box 53
Elizabeth, WV 26143
Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-4PM EST
Real Estate: 304-275-4271
Vital Records: 304-275-4271
Recording Officer: County Clerk
Assessor Fax: 304-275-3418
Assessor Address: 1 Court Sq
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