Upshur County

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Office of the County Clerk

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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 4:00 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
Deputy Clerk: Lois Marsh, Secretary


NOVEMBER 3, 2020

August 25, 2020 (9:00 am)
       Drawing for Order on the Ballot

August 11, 2020 - October 28, 2020
      Accept Applications for Mail-in Absentee Ballot from Eligible Voters
For Absentee Ballot application:

September 18, 2020  - October 29, 2020
      Mail Absentee Ballots

October 13, 2020
      Last day to Register to Vote or update voter information(address, name, party)         
For Voter Registration Application:   

October 21, 2020 - October 31, 2020
       Early Voting (office hours 8:00-4:00 during the week and on Saturdays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
            Saturday Early Voting on October 24, 2020 and October 31, 2020

October 27, 2020 - Noon, November 3, 2020
       Receive Requests for Emergency Absentee Ballot
For Emergency Absentee Ballot

November 3, 2020
       Election Day
       Polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm


Upshur County Clerk Services:

Voter Registration  : On-line 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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