Welcome to the Ritchie County Clerk's Web Site!

Our office hours are 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Welcome to the official website of the Ritchie County Clerk's Office (Ritchie County, WV). The Ritchie County Clerk's Office is the official repository of all records created within Ritchie County. The Ritchie County Clerk serves as fiscal officer of the Ritchie County Commission and receiver of fees charged for instruments filed and recorded within Ritchie County. In addition, the Ritchie County Clerk is responsible for specific election duties and the management of all county records, including vital records (births, marriages, and deaths), deeds, wills, liens, and other records dating back to the founding of the county.



When submitting recording please be sure to leave a 2 1/2 inch margin at the top right hand corner of the first page for validation. Also please send 3 copies of Sales Listing Form. We stop taking documents/copies at 3:45 p.m.

Please call the office and schedule an appointment if you need a marriage license and anything relating to probate.


The Ritchie County Court House will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th, 2024, and Thursday, June 20th, 2024, for Juneteenth and West Virginia Day.


Tracie D. McDonald
Ritchie County Clerk
115 E. Main St., Room 201 Harrisville WV 26362

Ritchie County Clerk

Tracie D. McDonald
Phone: 304-643-2164 x101 E-mail

Angie Hardbarger, Bookkeeper x106 E-mail
Jessica Hodges, Probate x103 E-mail
Tara Harper/Record Room, x102 E-mail
Angela Cannon, Voter Registration/Recording x100 E-mail
Gladys Bryant, Assistant x104 E-mail

115 E Main St Room 201
Harrisville, WV 26362

304-643-2164 x7