County Clerk’s Office

Summers County Clerk

032316 mary beth merritt photo regular Mary Beth Merritt marybeth.merritt@summerscountywv.gov

County Clerk Employees

  • Mary Beth Merritt, County Clerk
  • Donald R. Basham, Jr., Fiduciary Supervisor
  • Lynn Reed, Deputy Clerk
  • Debbie Bowling, Deputy Clerk
  • Ann Slatton, Deputy Clerk
  • Sarah Wheby, Deputy Clerk
  • Kimberly Foster, Deputy Clerk

County Clerk Information

Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
County Clerk’s Office
120 Ballengee Street, Suite 106
Hinton, WV
(304) 466-7104
(304) 466-7146 fax

Summers County Clerk

DUTIES:

  • Voter Registration
  • Train election poll workers - work with political parties to get election poll workers
  • Count ballots following elections, canvass and certify results
  • Provide a list of the number of votes cast per precinct to the public
  • File for Political Office, Early and Absentee Voting
  • Maintain payroll for all county employees
  • Accounts Payable for county
  • Maintain all county financial records
  • Maintain all orders of County Commission
  • Record minutes of County Commission

Use the County Clerk's office to:

  • To access copies of records, Register to vote, change party affiliation/address/last name on voter registration
  • File deeds, trust deeds, births, marriages, deaths, miscellaneous judgments and plat and survey maps
  • File wills and estates with Fiduciary Supervisor
  • Real estate researches
  • Genealogy research
  • Issue marriage licenses (Same day - $56.00 cash or money order only, no waiting period or blood test)
  • Record oil/gas leases
  • Justification of Surety (for Property Bond)

Special Programs/Services offered by this office:

  • Set up special voters registration programs
  • Speak with groups about the election process

Elections:

  • Candidates filing for office and submitting their campaign financial statements