Kanawha County Vital Records (West Virginia)

Kanawha County Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records in Kanawha County, WV. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for Kanawha County vital records, which are available as public records. The office maintains Kanawha County birth certificates, death certificates, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for Kanawha County genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Chesapeake City Clerk Chesapeake WV 12404 Maccorkle Avenue 25315 304-949-1496

Kanawha County Clerk Charleston WV 111 Court Street 25301 304-357-0440


Kanawha County Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public in Kanawha County, WV. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records including Kanawha County birth certificates, death certificates, marriages certificates and licenses, and divorces decrees. Health Departments have Kanawha County vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Charleston City Health Department Charleston WV 108 Lee Street East 25301 304-348-8152

Kanawha Health Department Charleston WV 108 Lee Street East 25301 304-348-8152

Kanawha-Charleston Health Department Charleston WV 108 Lee Street East 25301 304-344-5243

Kanawha County Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations in Kanawha County, WV. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain public records such as Kanawha County death certifiates by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Barbour County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Berkeley County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Boone County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Braxton County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Brooke County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Cabell County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Calhoun County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Clay County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Doddridge County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Fayette County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Gilmer County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Grant County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Greenbrier County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Hampshire County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Hancock County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Hardy County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Harrison County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Jackson County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Jefferson County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Kanawha County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302 304-558-3920

Lewis County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Lincoln County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Logan County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Marion County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Marshall County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Mason County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Mcdowell County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Mercer County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Mineral County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Mingo County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Monongalia County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Monroe County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Morgan County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Nicholas County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Ohio County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Pendleton County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Pleasants County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Pocahontas County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Preston County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302

Putnam County Medical Examiner & Coroner Charleston WV 619 Virginia Street West 25302


Kanawha County Town Hall or City Halls are the chief administrative office in Kanawha County, WV. Town and City Halls often maintain records related to their municipality, including Kanawha County vital records. You can find Kanawha County birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce decrees at the Town Hall or City Hall. In some locations, these vital records are available online or by filling out an online request form.

Charleston City Hall South Charleston WV 401 D Street 25303 304-744-5301

Chesapeake City Hall Chesapeake WV 12404 Maccorkle Avenue 25315 304-949-2584

Dunbar City Hall Dunbar WV 210 12th Street 25064 304-766-0222

Nitro City Hall Nitro WV 2009 20th Street 25143 304-755-4997

Pratt Town Hall Pratt WV 200 Center Street 25162 304-442-0103