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

Mercer County vital recordsMercer County records of birth, death, and marriage (1917 on) may be purchased for about $12 by immediate family from the Health Statistics Center. For vital records older than 1917, see the Mercer County Clerk. Public records, with few exceptions, include birth records older than 100 years and death, marriage, and divorce records older than 50 years. Created in 1837 from Giles and Tazewell Counties in Virginia, Mercer County was named for Scottish immigrant Brigadier-General Hugh Mercer, a surgeon in the American Revolution, which claimed his life. In 1862, during the Civil War, Confederates in retreat set fire to the courthouse in Princeton, decimating the town.

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

Mercer County
1501 Main St, #121
Princeton, WV 24740
Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-4:30PM EST
Phone: 304-487-8312
Fax: 304-487-9842
Real Estate: 304-487-8312
Assessor: 304-487-8327
Treasurer: 304-425-8344
Elections: 304-487-8339
Vital Records: 304-487-8313
Other: 304-487-8321
Recording Officer: County Clerk
Assessor Fax: 304-487-8399
Assessor Address: 1501 W Main St (24740)

Mercer County Marriage & Divorce Records - County Courts

Category: Courts
United States Government - District Court- Clerk
Federal Building
Bluefield, WV 24701
Phone: (304)327-9798

Mercer County Birth & Death Records - Adoption Agencies

Children's Home Society of W VA
1605 Honaker Avenue
Princeton, WV 24740
Phone: (304)425-8428

About Mercer County, West Virginia

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