County Clerk

County Clerk is a countywide elected position.  The Clerk has two main functions – to act as the Clerk of the County Commission and as the 

Chief Elections Officer for the county.

As Clerk of the County Commission, the Clerk’s office is the “official record keeper” of the county; recording official copies of a wide range of documents including births, marriages, deaths, wills, deeds, mortgages, releases and many more.  The office also handles all probate matters and administering of estates as well as maintains many of the county’s financial records.

As Chief Elections Officer of the county, the County Clerk is also responsible for matters related to voting and elections such as registering voters and maintaining those voter registrations, ensuring the integrity and custody of all voting materials, and preparing all materials for elections from ballots to poll books.  


You can now search our index online! 

Fayette County Clerk Document Search

Some of the records available online include:

Births (2016-present)**

County Commission Documents (starting 2021)

Deaths (2016-present)**

Deeds (1987-present)

Deeds of Trust

Fiduciary Documents




Probate Documents




Copies may be purchased for a nominal  fee – payable at the time of printing with any major credit card.


*unless otherwise noted, records are available from 1993-present

**These only show limited information -to obtain copies of these documents, please call 304-224-4226 for more information.

Michelle L. Holly
100 Court Street, Suite 1
Post Office Box 569
Fayetteville, West Virginia 25840-0307
Telephone: (304) 574-4225
Fax:  (304) 574-4335

Fayette County Seal