Jefferson County Appraiser (West Virginia)

The Jefferson County Assessor helps calculate property taxes by appraising all the taxable property in Jefferson County, West Virginia. Assessors maintain a number of documents related to property appraisals, including property inspections, buildings, improvements, and renovations, as well as property appraisal reports. Their office also keeps records on Jefferson County property tax assessments, current and former owners, the property's size and location, and any unpaid property taxes or tax liens. The Assessor Office provides information on how to hire an independent appraiser, how to appeal Jefferson County tax appraisals, and a property's historical appraisal values. These documents can be an important resource for property owners or potential buyers in Jefferson County, WV. The Assessor Office may provide access to appraisal records on their website.

Jefferson County Assessor's Office Charles Town WV 104 East Washington Street 25414 304-728-3224


The Jefferson County Clerk maintains public records for Jefferson County, West Virginia, including vital records like birth certificates and marriage licenses. They also keep a number of Jefferson County property records, which include property appraisals, property inspections, and property tax assessments. These records list the current and former owners, provide details about the property such as its size and location, and show any unpaid Jefferson County property taxes or tax liens. The Clerk Office may also provide information on how to appeal a Jefferson County property appraisal and how to hire an independent appraiser, as well as a history of the property's appraisal values. These documents are valuable sources of information, particularly for current owners or potential buyers. Property appraisal records may be available to the public on the Clerk Office website.

Jefferson County Clerk Charles Town WV PO Box 1234 25414 304-728-3213

Shepherdstown Town Clerk Shepherdstown WV 104 South King Street 25443 304-876-2398

The Jefferson County Building Department creates and enforces building codes and zoning regulations in order to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Jefferson County, West Virginia. As part of this job, Building Departments maintain a number of property-related records, including information on property appraisals. These records may show past appraisal values, property tax assessments, Jefferson County building code violations, and property improvements or renovations. The Jefferson County Building Department must certify that building or renovation plans meet local West Virginia city and county rules and regulations, and these reports list details about the property, the amount spent on improvements, and any violations, which makes them important sources for potential buyers or current property owners. These records may be available on the Building Department website.

Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Department Charles Town WV 116 East Washington Street 25414 304-728-3228

Ranson Permits Ranson WV 312 South Mildred Street 25438 304-725-1010

Shepherdstown Zoning Shepherdstown WV 104 South King Street 25443 304-876-2605


The Jefferson County Recorder of Deeds ensures the accuracy of property, land, and property tax records in Jefferson County, West Virginia. As part of this job, they keep a range of Jefferson County real estate and property records for their county. These records include information on property appraisals, including past appraisal values, property improvements and renovations, and Jefferson County property tax assessments. The Deeds Recorder also has information on the current and former owners of any property, the property's size and location, and its payment history, such as Jefferson County tax liens, unpaid property taxes, or foreclosures. They may also provide information on a property's appraisal values over time. The property appraisal values held by the Recorder of Deeds may be available online.

Jefferson County Recorder of Deeds Charles Town WV 100 East Washington Street 25414 304-728-3215