Barbour County, West Virginia Government
Welcome to the official website of the Barbour County, West Virginia Government. At the county level, our officials share the responsibility for administrative functions throughout the county. If you would like to contact a county government official, please follow the links below.
The three members of our county commission serve to handle most matters involving county property, programs and services, personnel, election, taxation, and related matters at the management level.
The assessor handles all tax-related issues, including taxation, real estate and personal property tax appraisal within the county.
The county clerk serves as the county commission secretary, maintains official county records (including deeds, vital records, wills and estates, UCC filings, and other similar matters. The county clerk also handles voter registration and election matters.
The circuit clerk primarily handles court-related matters such as records of service of process and similar matters. Additionally, the circuit clerk has duties related to certain election-related issues.
The prosecuting attorney serves as the state prosecutor for crimes committed within Barbour County. In addition, the prosecuting attorney serves as the official legal counsel for all county governmental bodies.
The sheriff is the chief law enforcement officer of Barbour County. Duties also include tax collection and other legal matters.