McDowell West Virginia
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McDowell County Criminal & Court Records

Magistrate Court

Address
PO Box 447 Welch, WV 24801
Phone
304-436-8588
Fax
304-436-8575
Hours
9AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $5,000, Eviction, Small Claims

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search, DOB, SSN

Years Available

Records on computer go back to 1997, accessible since 1977. Records on criminal now go back to 1997.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, fax, in person

Civil Records

Required Information

Click here to run on-site court house search

Circuit Court

Address
9 Wyoming St, Ste 201 Welch, WV 24801
Phone
304-436-8535
Fax
304-436-6994
Hours
9AM-5PM
Jurisdiction
Felony, Civil Actions over $5,000, Probate
Restricted Records
No sealed, juvenile, adoption, mental health, guardianship records released
Civil Note
Online access is via a pay service at www.swcg-inc.com/products/circuit_express.html or call 800-795-8543. $125 set-up fee plus a $38.00 or $120 monthly fee plan.
General Note
Probate is handled by County Clerk, 90 Wyoming St, #109, Welch, WV 24801.

Criminal Records

Required Information

name, years to search; also helpful: DOB, SSN

Years Available

Criminal records indexed in books back to 1800s; on computer back to 1999.

Record Retrieval Methods

Mail, in person, online

Civil Records

Required Information

name, years to search

Click here to run on-site court house search

McDowell County Court Recorder Offices

County Clerk

Address
McDowell County 90 Wyoming St, #109 Welch, WV 24801-2487
Phone
304-436-8544
Fax
304-436-8576
Hours
9AM-5PM
Record Avalilability
More than one index. Record index not computerized.

Courier Offices

Address
90 Wyoming St, #109 Welch, WV 24801

County Assessor

Phone
304-436-8564

Treasurer

Phone
304-436-8536

Treasurer

Appraiser
304-436-8528

Elections

Appraiser
304-436-8543

Vital

Appraiser
304-436-8542