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

Ritchie County vital recordsRitchie County post-1917 birth, death, and marriage records are available from West Virginia's Health Statistics Center, usually for $12. However, only family members can obtain birth records from the last 100 years and death and marriage records from the last 50 years. The Ritchie County Clerk provides vital records before 1917 and all divorce records. Created in 1843 from Harrison, Lewis, and Wood Counties, Ritchie County was named for journalist Thomas Ritchie. Harrisville, the county seat, incorporated in 1869, was known as Ritchie; the town was renamed for General Thomas Harris, a commissioner in the trial of those accused of plotting Abraham Lincoln's assassination.

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

Ritchie County
115 E Main St, Rm 201
Harrisville, WV 26362
Hours of Operation: 8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 304-643-2164
Fax: 304-643-2906
Real Estate: 304-643-2164 x221
Assessor: 304-643-2164 x242
Treasurer: 304-643-2164 x239
Appraiser: 304-643-2164 x242
Elections: 304-643-2164 x225
Vital Records: 304-643-2164 x221
Other: 304-643-2164 x237
Recording Officer: County Clerk
Assessor Fax: 304-643-2962

Ritchie County Marriage & Divorce Records - County Courts

Category: Courts
Ritchie County - Magistrate Court- Clerks Office
319 East Main Street
Harrisville, WV 26362
Phone: (304)643-4409

Ritchie County Birth & Death Records

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