McDowell County Death Certificates

Search for McDowell 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 McDowell County West Virginia maintain and preserve public records for a local government, including vital documents such as death certificates. McDowell 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. McDowell 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 McDowell County vital records that date back to the 1600s. Clerk Offices typically provide online access to death certificates.

Mason County Clerk Welch WV PO Box 400 24801 304-792-8550


Health Departments in McDowell 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 McDowell 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 McDowell County Health Department website.

Welch Health Department Welch WV 840 Virginia Avenue 24801 304-436-4935