The Jefferson County Clerk
To anticipate, meet, and exceed the expectations of our customers and colleagues.
- Deliver Outstanding Customer Service
- Be Effective and Efficient
- Gain Public Confidence and Trust
- Foster a Positive Workplace
To protect, preserve and maintain the public records, as well as the election process, with integrity and accountability; to support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of West Virginia while providing the utmost accurate and professional service to our customers and colleagues.
- Respect everyone.
- Act with Integrity.
- Embrace Diversity.
- Build Relationships.
- Be Accountable.
- Learn through Innovation.
The Jefferson County Clerk's office is open Monday thru Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
The County Clerk's Office is pleased to announce that we will begin accepting electronic document filings on January 1, 2019 through the online vendor, Simplifile. Whether you are a title company, bank, attorney, lien filer, or another type document submitter, all you need to start e-recording with Simplifile is a Windows PC, high-speed internet access and a scanner. You can contact Simplifile at 800-460-5657 or simplifile.com to set up your e-recording account.
*A service fee of 2.5% ($2.00 minimum) of the total charge will apply for all credit card transactions.
Courthouse Historical Significance
John Brown's Will (from 1859, recorded in Will Book 16 at Page 143)
Kennedy Farm House (Information on John Brown)
Video posted by Rob Aitcheson, Historic Landmarks Commission.