Jefferson County Death Certificates

Search for Jefferson County WV death certificates. A death certificate search can provide information on time of death, place of death, legal proof of death, proof of death, wills, estates, filing for life insurance, death records, age at death, cause of death, certified death certificates, and genealogical research.


Clerk Offices in Jefferson County West Virginia maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. Jefferson County death certificates provide information on the deceased individual's name, the place and time of death, and age at death. They may also include the cause of death. Jefferson County Clerks often issue certified death certificates, which may be required to settle financial and legal matters such as wills, estates, or filing for life insurance. Death certificates can also be used for genealogical research, and some Clerk Offices maintain Jefferson County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

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


Health Departments in Jefferson County West Virginia monitor public health and keep vital records, and they operate at the state, county, or local level. As part of this job, Health Departments maintain Jefferson County death certificates, which include information about the deceased individual such as name, date of birth, time and place of death, and age at death. Death certificates may also include the cause of death. These records can be used to settle legal and financial matters, including wills, estates, and life insurance filings. Death certificates may be available through the Jefferson County Health Department website.

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