County Clerk’s Office

Summers County Clerk

Lynn Reed

County Clerk Employees

  • Donald R. Basham, Jr., Fiduciary Supervisor
  • Ann Slatton, Deputy Clerk
  • Susan Rutherford, Deputy Clerk
  • Joshua Cox, Deputy Clerk
  • Kristina Lipscomb, Deputy Clerk

County Clerk Information

Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 4:30PM
County Clerk’s Office
120 Ballengee Street, Suite 106
Hinton, WV 25951
(304) 466-7104
(304) 466-7146 fax

Summers County Clerk


  • 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
  • File deeds, trust deeds, births, marriages, deaths, miscellaneous judgments and plat and survey maps
  • Register to vote, change party affiliation/address/last name on voter registration
  • File wills and estates with the Fiduciary Supervisor
  • Real estate research
  • Genealogy research
  • Issue marriage licenses (Same day - no waiting period or blood test - $57.00 Cash or Money Order ONLY)
  • 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


  • Candidates filing for office and submitting their campaign financial statements 

Instructions for Accessing Documents Online:

  • Enter the last name, then first name (if known), and hit Enter.
  • At the left of the appropriate document if the word "Image" appears this means this document has been scanned and may be printed. 
  • Click on the word "Image" to view the document.
  • If you wish to print the document, close the "Image" window. 
  • Click on New Account and create an account.  If you already created an account, just click on login and enter your information.
  • Once you've created an account, click on the Help icon, then click on Credit Cards at the left.  This will guide you through the payment process.

NOTICE:  Online Documents are indexed from the year 2005 through present.

Documents will reflect whether they are verified or unverified.  

Link to Access Online Documents:

Link to Access ARP Funding Request Portal

Use this link to see how the Summers County Courthouse portion of your Tax dollars are spent