Ohio County Birth Records

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

Ohio County Clerk Wheeling WV 1500 Chapline Street 26003 304-234-3611


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

Brooke County Health Department Wheeling WV 624 Main Street 26003 304-737-3679

Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Wheeling WV 1500 Chapline Street 26003 304-234-3682


Ohio County Hospitals provide a variety of medical services to patients of all ages, including labor and delivery services. When a baby is born at a Hospital in Ohio County West Virginia, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Ohio County birth certificates which list the baby's name, date of birth, weight and length, and the Hospital's name, as well as information about the parents. These ceremonial birth certificates cannot act as legal proof of identity in West Virginia, but they may be a valuable source of information on an individual's birth. Hospitals also maintain demographic information on babies born at their facility, which may be accessible to researchers.

Ohio Valley Medical Center Wheeling WV 2000 Eoff Street 26003 304-234-0123

Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital Wheeling WV 20 Homestead Avenue 26003 304-234-0500

Wheeling Hospital Inc Wheeling WV 1 Medical Park 26003 304-243-3000