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Records of Wills begin in 1772.
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Yes, we have several documents available to be viewed online. Viewing documents online are for those who research documents often as there is a $15.00 a month fee. If you desire more information please give our office a call at (304) 264-1927.
Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, excluding holidays.
Sorry, but currently, marriages are not being performed at the courthouse.
Fifty-six dollars ($56.00) cash, credit/debit card or money order is required on the day you apply for the license if you did not attend premarital counseling. If you did complete at least 4 hours of premarital counseling and have valid proof of certificate/letter, the price is reduced to Thirty-six dollars ($36.00) cash, credit/debit card or money order.
This is the right place to obtain a copy of a plat. Below are the cost of Plats:
Records of Births in the County Clerk’s Office begin in 1865.
Records of Deaths begin in 1865.
Marriages begin in 1781; bonds and 1864 in our record books.
Records of Deeds begin in 1772.
To obtain a copy of a Birth/Death/Marriage Certificate click here. Once you complete the form return it to:
Berkeley County CourthouseAttention: Vital Statistics100 West King StreetMartinsburg, WV 25401
NOTE: Certificates can only be obtained by the individual, child of person on certificate or his/her representative, i.e. person having power-of-attorney, an attorney, or estate executor.