Hancock County Birth Records

Search for Hancock County WV birth records. A birth records search contains information on proof of identity, proof of citizenship, name of the baby, date and time of birth, parental information, applying for a Social Security number, passport applications, name changes, receiving governmental benefits, requesting a birth certificate, applying for a birth certificate, and conducting genealogical research.


The Hancock County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Hancock County birth records. These birth records include birth certificates that list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. A West Virginia birth certificate acts as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and it may be required to apply for a WV driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services. Other birth records include demographic records on birth, which are useful for researchers, as well as records on birth that can be used for Hancock County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Hancock County Clerk New Cumberland WV PO Box 428 26047 304-564-3311

Weirton City Clerk Weirton WV 200 Municipal Plaza 26062 304-797-8508


The Hancock County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the West Virginia, Hancock County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Hancock County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Hancock County public records, which act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, as well as personal information about the parents. Birth certificates may be required to apply for a West Virginia State driver's license or passport, receive a Social Security number, or apply for government services, and they can also be useful for Hancock County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Brooke County Health Department Weirton WV Ste 600, 100 Municipal Plz 26062 304-794-3060

Hancock County Health Department New Cumberland WV COURT St 26047 304-564-3343


Hancock County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Hancock County birth records. Birth certificates, for example, list the baby's name, date of birth, time of birth, and the location, and they also provide personal information about the parents. These Hancock County public records act as legal proof of birth and citizenship, and they may be required to apply for government services, receive a Social Security number, or apply for a driver's license or passport in Hancock County West Virginia. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Hancock County birth records, such as demographic records for the entire municipality, which may be useful for researchers, and historical birth records that can be used for genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may provide online request forms for birth certificates on its website.

Chester City Hall Chester WV 375 Carolina Avenue 26034 304-387-2820