Preston County Birth Records

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

Preston County Clerk Kingwood WV 101 West Main Street 26537 304-329-0047

Tunnelton City Clerk Tunnelton WV 75 Bank Street 26444 304-568-2992


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

Kingwood City Hall Kingwood WV 313 Tunnelton Street 26537 304-329-1225

Masontown Town Hall Masontown WV Midway Ave 26542 304-864-5555

Terra Alta City Hall Terra Alta WV 701 East State Avenue 26764 304-789-6664


Preston 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 Preston County West Virginia, it creates birth records for the birth. These can include ceremonial Preston 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.

Preston Memorial Hospital Kingwood WV 300 South Price Street 26537 304-329-1400