West Virginia Archives, Libraries and Societies

West Virginia Archives, Libraries and Societies

Find contact information for archives, libraries and other genealogical organizations in West Virginia.

Allegheny Regional Family History Society
Box 1804, Elkins, WV 26241
http://www.swcp.com/~dhickman

Archives and History Library
The Cultural Center, Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Charleston,
WV 25305, (304) 558-0220
http://www.wvculture.org/history

Berkeley County Genealogical-Historical Society
Box 1624, Martinsburg, WV 25402
(304) 267-4713
http://www.bchs.org

Boone County Genealogical Society
375 Main St., Madison, WV 25130
(304) 369-7842
http://www.boonewvgen.org

Brooke County Genealogical Society
Box 144, Beech Bottom WV 26030
http://www.brookecountywvgenealogy.org

Cabell County Public Library
455 Ninth St. Plaza, Huntington, WV 25701
(304) 528-5700
http://cabell.lib.wv.us

Cabell-Wayne County Historical Society
Box 9412, Huntington, WV 25704
http://www.kindredtrails.com/WV_Cabell.html

Central West Virginia Genealogy & History Library
45 Abbotts Run Road, Horner, WV 26372
(304) 269-7091
http://www.hackerscreek.com/library1.htm

Episcopal Diocese of West Virginia
1608 Virginia St. E., Box 5400, Charleston, WV 25361
(304) 344-3597
http://www.wvdiocese.org

Genealogical Society of Fayette and Raleigh Counties
Box 68, Oak Hill, WV 25901
http://www.mywestvirginiagenealogy.com/wv-county-raleigh.html

Gilmer County Historical Society
Box 235, Glenville, WV 26351
(304) 462-4295
http://www.wvgenweb.org/gilmer

Jackson County Historical Society
Box 22, Ripley, WV 25271
(304) 372-5343
http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/1164599

Kanawha Valley Genealogical Society
Box 8555, South Charleston, WV 25303
(304) 776-1037
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvkvgs

Library of Virginia
800 E. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23219
(804) 692-3500
http://www.lva.virginia.gov

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Ave., Hamlin, WV 25523
(304) 824-5634 or (304) 824-3319
http://www.lincolnwvgen.org

Logan County Genealogical Society
Box 1959, Logan, WV 25601
http://www.wvgenweb.org/logan/logan.htm

Marion County Genealogical Club
c/o Marion County Library, 321 Monroe St., Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 366-1210
http://www.marioncountypubliclibrary.org

Mason County Genealogical-Historical Society
200 6th St., Point Pleasant WV 25550
(304) 558-9100
http://www.mywestvirginiagenealogy.com/wv-county-mason.html

Mercer County Genealogical-Historical Society
Box 5012, Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 425-2697
http://www.wvculture.org/history/histsocs.html

Methodist Historical Society, West Virginia Wesleyan College
Annie M. Pfeiffer Library, College Ave., Buckhannon, WV 26201
(304) 473-8013
http://www.wvwc.edu/lib

Mineral County Historical Landmark Commission
Box 1325, Keyser, WV 26726
(304) 788-3989
http://mincohistfoundation.org

Mingo County Genealogical Society
101 Logan St., Williamson, WV 25661
(304) 235-6029 or (304) 235-6030
http://williamsonlibrary.lib.wv.us/Genealogy/genealogy.htm

Monroe County Historical Society
Box 465, Union, WV 24983
http://monroewvhistory.org

Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 52, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvmorgan

Morgantown Public Library
373 Spruce St., Morgantown, WV 26505
(304) 291-7425
http://morgantown.lib.wv.us

National Archives and Records Administration, Mid-Atlantic Region
900 Market St., Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 606-0100
http://www.archives.gov/midatlantic

Palatines to America, West Virginia Chapter
240 Waitman St., Morgantown, WV 26501
(304) 292-2991
http://www.palam.org/chapters.php?chapter=6

Pendleton County Historical Society
Main St., Franklin, West VA 26807

Pocahontas County Historical Society
810 2nd Ave., Marlinton, WV 24954
(304) 799-4973

Ritchie County Historical Society
310 Myles Ave., Pennsboro, WV 26415
(304) 659-3962
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvritchi/rchs.htm

Roane County Historical Society
Box 161, Spencer, WV 25276
http://www.wvroane.org

Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
Box 230, Wheeling, WV 26003
(888) 434-6237
http://www.dwc.org

State Auditor
Capitol Building, County Collections Division, Building-1 Room W-100, Charleston, WV 25305
(877) 982-9148
http://www.wvsao.gov/countycollections

Taylor County Public Library
200 Beech St., Grafton, WV 26354
(304) 265-6121
http://taylor.clark.lib.wv.us/history.htm

Taylor County Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 522, Grafton, WV 26354
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvtaylor/tchgs.htm

Tri-State Genealogical and Historical Society
717 Washington St., Newell, WV 26050
(304) 387-2467
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvtsghs/index.html

Tyler County Historical Society
Box 317, Dodd St., Middlebourne, WV 26149
(304) 758-4288 or (304) 758-4432
http://www.wvgenweb.org/tyler/Pages/museum.htm

Upshur County Historical Society
Box 2082, Buckhannon, WV 26201
http://www.upshurcountyhistoricalsociety.com

West Virginia Division of Vital Statistics, Bureau of Public Health
Capitol Complex, Building 3, Room 516, Charleston, WV 25305
(304) 558-2931
http://www.wvdhhr.org/bph/hsc/vital/genealogy.asp

West Augusta Historical and Genealogical Society
Box 414, Mannington, WV 26582

West Virginia Midland Trail Genealogical Society
2614 Furlong Ave., St. Albans, WV 25177
(304) 727-5655
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvmtgs

West Virginia Baptist Historical Society
Route #2, Box 304, Ripley, WV 25271
http://wvbhs.com

West Virginia University Library
Colson Hall, Box 6069, Morgantown, WV 26506
(304) 293-4040
http://www.libraries.wvu.edu

West Virginia Genealogical Society
Box 249, Elkview, WV 25071
(304) 965-1179
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvgs

Wheeling Area Genealogical Society
Box 6450, Wheeling, WV 26003
http://www.lindapages.com/wags-ohio/index.htm

Wyoming County Historical Museum
Box 2041, Oceana, WV 24870
(304) 682-6231
http://wyomingcountymuseum.webs.com


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