ACCESS TO THE COURTHOUSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PRINCE STREET ENTRANCE.

SECURITY IS LIMITING ACCESS TO NO MORE THAN 10 PEOPLE IN THE COURTHOUSE AT ONE TIME.

IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING SYMPTOMS ASSOCIATED WITH COVID-19, PLEASE DO NOT ENTER OUR FACILITIES AND PLEASE CALL THE BECKLEY-RALEIGH COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AT 304-252-8531.

The Raleigh County Commission reserves the right to limit any and all services, activities and/or departments at any time.

You can also click here to visit the Beckley/ Raleigh County Coronavirus Response Hub 

 

Notice to the Public regarding COVID-19

ATTENTION VOTERS 

WEST VIRGINIA’S PRIMARY ELECTION HAS 

BEEN CHANGED BY THE GOVERNOR TO

 JUNE 9, 2020

 

 

ABSENTEE VOTING BY MAIL IS AVAILABLE TO EVERY REGISTERED VOTER WHO HAS A CONCERN ABOUT VOTING IN PERSON DUE TO THE CORONA VIRUS ( COVID-19 ) PANDEMIC.  YOU MUST COMPLETE AN APPLICATION TO RECEIVE AN ABSENTEE BALLOT BY MAIL.  PLEASE CONTACT THE COUNTY CLERK’S OFFICE AT 304-252-8681 FOR APPLICATIONS AND MORE INFORMATION.  YOU MAY ALSO APPLY ONLINE AT GOVOTEWV.COM

 

The deadline to request absentee ballots is June 3rd.

 

IF YOU HAVE ALREADY  REQUESTED AND / OR RECEIVED AN ABSENTEE BALLOT, PLEASE RETURN YOUR BALLOT AS INSTRUCTED.  DO NOT REAPPLY.  ALL ABSENTEE BALLOTS WILL BE COUNTED ELECTION DAY.

 

I would like to inform all registered voters in Raleigh County that this year’s Primary Election will be
handled a little different. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic every registered voter in the State of West Virginia will receive an absentee application in the mail for the June 9, 2020 Primary Election. These postcard applications are scheduled to be mailed on or about April 6, 2020. We are urging all citizens to take advantage of the process in order to reduce and/or eliminate contact with other individuals during
early voting and on Election Day.  Please return these applications as soon as you receive them.

 

The county commission is currently limiting public access to 10 at a time; however, we are here preparing for the election. If you want to register, have any questions about your voter registration, or you would like to request an absentee ballot application in order to vote by mail. Please contact our office by phone – 304-252-8681, by email at raleighcounty@wvsos.com or by going to govotewv.com.

 

Thank you,

 

Daniel W Moore,

County Clerk

Welcome to the Raleigh County Clerk’s Office

Welcome to the online home for the Raleigh County Clerk’s Office.

The County Clerk is elected to six year terms of office and is responsible for the management of records for the County, the County Commission and serves as the Chief Voter Registration/County Election Officer. The Clerk’s primary responsibilities center around two basic functions: to act as clerk (fiscal Officer) of the Raleigh County Commission and to act as the receiver of fees charged for the instruments filed and recorded within the County.

The Clerk’s duties include recording deeds, liens, births, marriages, deaths and other judgments, and to record and probate wills, other related probate documents and to assist in administration of estates. In addition, the clerk is responsible for registering eligible voters, maintaining the voter registration records, maintaining custody and integrity of the county’s voting machines, obtaining and training poll workers and counting ballots, preparing the ballot, receiving filing for county elective offices, and conducting absentee voting.

The Clerk maintains payroll for all county employees, receives all accounts, pays county debts, maintains the county’s financial statements and maintains all orders/minutes of and from the County Commission.  The Clerk’s duties include recording deeds, liens, births, marriages, deaths, judgments, recording and probating wills and other related probate documents. The Clerk is also responsible for assisting in administration of estates.

 

 

Daniel W. Moore, County Clerk

 

How can I get a copy of my birth certificate?

Fill out the application found on THIS PAGE, and mail it to the Clerk’s office along with your check or money order.

How can I get a copy of my marriage certificate?

Fill out the application found on THIS PAGE, and mail it to the Clerk’s office along with your check or money order.

How do I get a copy of a death certificate?

Fill out the application found on THIS PAGE, and mail it to the Clerk’s office along with your check or money order.

What do I need to get a marriage license?

The instructions for getting a marriage license can be found HERE.

How do I get a copy of my deed?

The instructions for getting a copy of your deed can be found HERE.

Are there any liens on my property?

You can find out about any liens on your property by following the instructions HERE.

Am I registered to Vote?

You can find out if you are registered to vote by following the instructions HERE.

How do I update my voter registration record?

If you need to update your Voter Registration you can follow the instructions HERE.

How do I record a Will?

You can find instructions for recording a Will HERE.

How do I administer an estate?

You can find instructions for administering an estate HERE.

Where are you located?

We are located at:

Raleigh County Courthouse
215 Main Street
Beckley WV 25801

What are your office hours?

Our office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 to 4:00.