Jefferson County Clerk's Office

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Document Inquiry System

Deed book images from 1842 – 1919 are now available to view. They have not been indexed so you must click on “Image Search” to find the images.  Click HERE for a full list of the book names, book numbers and corresponding years to complete your search.


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Recording Fee Increase


Beginning July 1, 2021, recording fees will increase by $1.00 for documents that contain 1 – 9 pages. This is pursuant to HB 2915 part of which is below.

 (h) In addition to the fees charged by the clerk of the county commission under the provisions of §59-1-10 of this code, the clerk shall charge and collect an additional $1 $2 fee for every document containing less than 10 20 pages filed for recording and an additional $1 fee for each additional 10 pages of document filed for recording.



The Jefferson County Clerk and the State of West Virginia provide the document inquiry service to assist the public in reviewing County records without physically coming to the courthouse to perform a record search. However, the public is advised that, while every reasonable effort is made to provide accurate and up-to-date copies of records through the service, the official records are located in the Jefferson County Clerk’s office in the Jefferson County Courthouse.  The documents available for review on this website are for informational purposes only and should not be relied on as the official record.  If a member of the public desires to obtain an official copy of a particular record, those documents are available at the Jefferson County courthouse, where the public may review and obtain official physical copies of the documents under seal during normal business hours.

The public is advised that the information contained in this service may be out of date or may contain errors and omissions, although every reasonable effort has been made to timely and accurately update the documents reflected herein. Neither the Jefferson County Clerk nor the Jefferson County Commission warrants that the information contained on this website is a complete or accurate representation of the records contained in the office of the Jefferson County Clerk. The Clerk and the Commission disclaim all warranties either expressed or implied connected with the use of the service.

Further, by utilizing this service, the user agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Jefferson County Clerk, the Clerk’s agents and assigns, the Jefferson County Commission and the Commission’s agents and assigns, for any loss, cost, damage, (including incidental or consequential damages), or expense arising directly or indirectly from the use of the service or the information contained therein. Neither the Jefferson County Clerk, the Clerk’s agents or assigns, or the Jefferson County Commission or its agents or assigns shall be liable for any damage resulting from the access or use of the information accessed herein, or by the use of any website, payment, or other third party service that is hyperlinked to or utilized in connection with this site. These damages include but are not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or other damages resulting from the access or use of records and/or data that may be obtained from this site.

The Jefferson County clerk reserves the right to make changes to the information displayed through this service, and/or the manner in which the information is displayed, at any time and without notice.

We always strive for accuracy and accessibility in our records.  If you notice a problem or error, or if you have a constructive suggestion as to how we can improve our service, we would love to hear from you.  You may contact us at

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