Office of the County Clerk

Upshur County Office of the County Clerk
Carol J. Smith, County Clerk
40 West Main Street, Room 101
Buckhannon, WV 26201 
Phone: 304-472-1068
Fax: 304-472-1029

BUSINESS HOURS  8:00 AM to 4:30 PM – Monday through Friday

County Bookkeeper: Debra A. Hull
Deputy Clerk: Lisa J. Reeder
Deputy Clerk: Teresa J. Reed
Deputy Clerk: Carolyn E. Berry
Deputy Clerk: Douglas D. Roberts
Deputy Clerk: Prisilla Peggs
Deputy Clerk: Kelly Hepburn


I would like to invite the citizens of Upshur County to an interactive demonstration of the new ExpressVote and DS200 Voting System. 

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

5 pm to 8 pm

The Event Center at Brushy Fork 

Citizens are invited to stop by the County Clerk’s office during regular business hours for a personal interactive demonstration.


Important 2018 General Election Reminders:

August 14, 2018 through October 31, 2018
       Request Absentee Ballot

October 16, 2018
       Last day to register to vote, transfer registration, change party affiliation or update
       voter information

October 24, 2018 through November 3, 2018
       Early Voting (office hours 8:00-4:30 during the week and on Saturdays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)

November 6, 2018
       Election Day
       Polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm

Upshur County Clerk Services:

Voter Registration

Birth, Marriage or Death Certificates: You or an immediate family member may obtain a copy by showing a valid ID.  The cost is $5.00 payable by cash or check.  You can also mail your request to the address listed above.  When mailing you must include the name and birth date of the person, $5.00 check payable to the Upshur County Clerk.

Marriage License: Both bride and groom must be present with valid ID's and wedding date must be less than 60 days of issuance.  The cost is $56.00; a discount of $20.00 applies with proof of marriage counseling.

Recordation of any legal document, such as deeds, power of attorney, deed of trust, etc.  Please contact the office of the Upshur County Clerk at the number listed above for the cost of recordation.

Copies are $1.50 for the first two (2) pages and $1.00 per page thereafter

Probate Estates

Upshur County Commission Payroll and Accounts Payable:
Please contact Debra A. Hull at (304) 473-2903

Land Redemption: assist with the process through the State Auditor's office

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