Office of the County Clerk

Upshur County Office of the County Clerk
Carol J. Smith, County Clerk
40 West Main Street, Room 101
Buckhannon, WV 26201 
Phone: 304-472-1068
Fax: 304-472-1029


              PRIMARY ELECTION -  TUESDAY, JUNE 9, 2020

Please note the following Precincts have been combined:

Buckhannon Academy School Precincts 8 & 14 will vote in the MULTIPURPOSE
French Creek Grade School Precincts 25 & 27 will vote in the GYM
Union District School Precincts 35 & 37 will vote in the GYM
Hodgesville Grade School Precincts 38 & 39 will vote in the GYM
Buckhannon Upshur Middle School Precincts 19 & 20 will vote in the GYM
Buckhannon Upshur Middle School Precincts 40 & 44 will vote in the CAFETERIA

All other precincts will vote at their regular voting precinct. 
*Note: Precinct list and addresses may be viewed on the Precinct Maps tab*


Effective February 1, 2020 Business Hours 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday

County Bookkeeper: Debra A. Hull
Deputy Clerk: Lisa J. Reeder
Deputy Clerk: Teresa J. Reed
Deputy Clerk: Carolyn E. Berry
Deputy Clerk: Douglas D. Roberts
Deputy Clerk: Prisilla Peggs
Deputy Clerk: Kelly Hepburn
Deputy Clerk: Lois Marsh, Secretary


               Important Election Dates:

New Election Dates COVID 19 - Copy

January 13, 2020 thru January 25, 2020 (Clerk's office open Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:00 am to Noon)
       Candidate Filing 

February 18, 2020 (9:00 am)
       Drawing for Order on the Ballot

New Dates: February 18, 2020 - June 3, 2020
      Accept Applications for Mail-in Absentee Ballot from Eligible Voters
For Absentee Ballot application:

New Dates: April 24, 2020 - June 3, 2020
      Begin Mailing Absentee Ballots

New Date: May 19, 2020
      Last day to Register to Vote in order to participate in the Primary Election         
For Voter Registration Application

New Dates: May 27, 2020 - June 6, 2020
       Early Voting (office hours 8:00-4:00 during the week and on Saturdays 9:00 am - 5:00 pm)
            Saturday Early Voting on May 30, 2020 and June 6, 2020

New Dates: June 2, 2020 - June 9, 2020
       Receive Requests for Emergency Absentee Ballot
For Emergency Absentee Ballot:   20Absent%20Voter%27s%20Ballot.pdf

New Date:  June 9, 2020
       Election Day
       Polls are open from 6:30 am to 7:30 pm

Upshur County Clerk Services:

Voter Registration 
        On-line registration:


Birth, Marriage or Death Certificates: You or an immediate family member may obtain a copy by showing a valid ID.  The cost is $5.00 payable by cash or check.  You can also mail your request to the address listed above.  When mailing you must include the name and birth date of the person, $5.00 check payable to the Upshur County Clerk. 

Marriage License: Both bride and groom must be present with valid ID's and wedding date must be less than 60 days of issuance.  The cost is $56.00; a discount of $20.00 applies with proof of marriage counseling.

Recordation of any legal document, such as deeds, power of attorney, deed of trust, etc.  Please contact the office of the Upshur County Clerk at the number listed above for the cost of recordation.

Copies are $1.50 for the first two (2) pages and $1.00 per page thereafter

Probate Estates

Upshur County Commission Payroll and Accounts Payable:
Please contact Debra A. Hull at (304) 473-2903

Land Redemption: assist with the process through the State Auditor's office

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