Jefferson County Birth Records

Search for Jefferson 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 Jefferson County Clerk is responsible for maintaining important documents for a county or local area, including vital documents like Jefferson 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 Jefferson County genealogical research. Birth records can be requested online at the Clerk Office website.

Jefferson County Clerk Charles Town WV PO Box 1234 25414 304-728-3213

Shepherdstown Town Clerk Shepherdstown WV 104 South King Street 25443 304-876-2398


Jefferson County Town and City Halls keep documents and records related to their municipality, including vital documents like Jefferson 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 Jefferson 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 Jefferson County West Virginia. Town and City Halls may also maintain other Jefferson 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.

Harpers Ferry Town Hall Harpers Ferry WV 1000 W Washington St 25425 304-535-2206

Ranson City Hall Ranson WV 312 South Mildred Street 25438 304-725-1010

Shepherdstown City Hall Shepherdstown WV 104 South King Street 25443 304-876-2312


The Jefferson County Health Department is responsible for monitoring public health, and it may operate at the West Virginia, Jefferson County, or local level. In some areas, Health Departments are also responsible for maintaining Jefferson County vital records, including documents related to birth such as birth certificates. These Jefferson 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 Jefferson County genealogical research. Health Departments may provide online access to their birth records.

Jefferson County Health Department Kearneysville WV 1948 Wiltshire Road 25430 304-728-8415