West Virginia County History and Listings

West Virginia County History and Listings

Our county-by-county listing of West Virginia has contact information and dates vital records for historic and modern-day counties.

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Barbour
8 N. Main St., Philippi, WV 26416
(304) 457-3952
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/barbour.aspx
Incorporated: March 3, 1843
Parent counties: Harrison, Lewis, Randolph
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1840, County Clerk
Divorce: 1843, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1843, County Clerk
Probate: 1843, County Clerk
Court: 1843, Circuit Court

Berkeley
400 W. Stephen St., Martinsburg, WV 25401
(304) 264-1923
http://www.berkeleycountycomm.org
Incorporated: Feb. 10, 1772
Parent county: Frederick
Birth records: start in 1865, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1781, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court
Death: 1865, County Clerk
Land: 1772, County Clerk
Probate: 1772, County Clerk
Court: 1772, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1911-1929.

Boone
206 Court St., Madison, WV 25130
(304) 369-7301
http://www.boonecountywv.org
Incorporated: March 11, 1847
Parent counties: Kanawha, Cabell, Logan
Birth records: start in 1865, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1860, County Clerk
Divorce: 1865, Circuit Court
Death: 1865, County Clerk
Land: 1847, County Clerk
Probate: 1865, County Clerk
Court: 1865, Circuit Court
Notes: County Auditor has military discharge records 1917-1927.

Braxton
Courthouse Complex, Sutton, WV 26601
(304) 765-2833
http://www.braxtonwv.org
Incorporated: Jan. 15, 1836
Parent counties: Kanawha, Lewis, Nicholas
Birth records: 1853, County Clerk
Marriage: 1836, County Clerk
Divorce: start in 1836, kept by Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1836, County Clerk
Probate: 1836, County Clerk
Court: 1836, Circuit Court

Brooke
632 Main St., Wellsburg, WV 26070
(304) 737-4024
http://www.brookewv.org
Incorporated: May 23, 1797
Parent county: Ohio
Birth records: start in 1854, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1797, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court
Death: 1889, County Clerk
Land: 1797, County Clerk
Probate: 1797, County Clerk
Court: unknown start, Circuit Court

Cabell
750 Fifth Ave., Huntington, WV 25701
(304) 526-8634
http://www.cabellcounty.org

Incorporated: Jan. 2, 1809
Parent county: Kanawha
Birth records: start in 1865, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1809, County Clerk
Divorce: 1809, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1809, County Clerk
Probate: 1820, County Clerk
Court: 1809, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has birth records 1853-1854.

Calhoun
Box 230, Grantsville, WV 26147
(304) 354-6725
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/calhoun.aspx
Incorporated: March 5, 1856
Parent county: Gilmer
Birth records: start in 1856, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1856, County Clerk
Death: 1856, County Clerk
Land: 1856, County Clerk
Probate: 1856, County Clerk
Court: 1856, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1918-1945.

Clay
207 Main St., Clay, WV 25043
(304) 587-4259
http://www.claywestvirginia.com
Incorporated: March 29, 1858
Parent counties: Braxton, Nicholas
Birth records: start in 1858, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1858, County Clerk
Death: 1858, County Clerk
Land: 1873, County Clerk
Probate: 1858, County Clerk
Court: 1858, Circuit Court

Doddridge
118 E. Court St., West Union, WV 26456
(304) 873-2631
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/doddridge.aspx
Incorporated: Feb. 4, 1845
Parent counties: Harrison, Tyler, Ritchie, Lewis
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1846, County Clerk
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1845, County Clerk
Probate: 1887, County Clerk
Court: 1845, Circuit Court

Fayette
100 N Court St., Fayetteville, WV 25840
(304) 574-4249
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/fayette.aspx
Incorporated: Feb. 28, 1831
Parent counties: Kanawha, Greenbrier, Logan, Nicholas
Birth records: start in 1866, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1831, County Clerk
Divorce: 1832, Circuit Court
Death: 1866, County Clerk
Land: 1831, County Clerk
Probate: 1861, County Clerk
Court: 1832, Circuit Court

Gilmer
10 Howard St., Glenville, WV 26351
(304) 462-7641
http://www.gilmerwv.org
Incorporated: Feb. 3, 1845
Parent counties: Lewis, Kanawha
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1845, County Clerk
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1845, County Clerk
Probate: 1845, County Clerk
Court: 1853, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1896-1944.

Grant
5 Highland Ave., Petersburg, WV 26847
(304) 257-4550
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/grant.aspx
Incorporated: Feb. 14, 1866
Parent county: Hardy
Birth records: start in 1865, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1866, County Clerk
Death: 1865, County Clerk
Divorce: 1866, Circuit Court
Land: 1866, County Clerk
Probate: 1866, County Clerk
Court: 1866, Circuit Court

Greenbrier
Box 506, Lewisburg, WV 24901
(304) 647-6602
http://www.greenbriercounty.net
Incorporated: Oct. 20, 1777
Parent counties: Montgomery & Botetourt, VA
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1780, County Clerk
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1780, County Clerk
Probate: 1777, County Clerk
Court: 1814, Circuit Court

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Hampshire
66 N. High St., Romney, WV 26757
(304) 822-5112
http://www.hampshirecountywv.org
Incorporated: May 1, 1754
Parent counties: Frederick, Augusta
Birth records: start in 1865, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1865County Clerk
Death: 1866County Clerk
Land: 1757County Clerk
Probate: 1851County Clerk
Court: 1831Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has marriage records 1824-1828.

Hancock
102 N. Court St., New Cumberland, WV 26047
(304) 564-3311
http://hancockcountywv.org
Incorporated: Jan. 15, 1848
Parent county: Brooke
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1854, County Clerk
Divorce: 1848, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1848, County Clerk
Probate: 1848, County Clerk
Court: 1848, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1866-1992 and naturalization records 1907-1956.

Hardy
204 Washington St., Moorefield, WV 26836
(304) 530-0265
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/hardy.aspx
Incorporated: Oct. 17, 1785
Parent county: Hampshire
Birth records: 1853, County Clerk
Marriage: 1795, County Clerk
Divorce: 1831, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1786, County Clerk
Probate: start in 1786, kept by County Clerk
Court: 1788, Circuit Court
Naturalization: 1916, County Clerk

Harrison
301 W. Main St., Clarksburg, WV 26301
(304) 624-8673
http://www.harrisoncountywv.com
Incorporated: May 3, 1784
Parent county: Monongalia
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1784, County Clerk
Divorce: 1803, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1786, County Clerk
Probate: 1788, County Clerk
Court: 1803, Circuit Court

Jackson
Box 800, Ripley, WV 25271
(304) 372-2011
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/jackson.aspx
Incorporated: March 1, 1831
Parent counties: Kanawha, Mason, Wood
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1831, County Clerk
Divorce: 1831, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1831, County Clerk
Probate: 1831, County Clerk
Court: 1831, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1918-1992.

Jefferson
110 E Washington St., Charles Town, WV 25414
(304) 728-2944
http://www.jeffersoncountywv.org
Incorporated: Jan. 8, 1801
Parent county: Berkeley
Birth records: 1853, County Clerk
Marriage: start in 1801, kept by County Clerk
Divorce: 1831, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1801, County Clerk
Probate: 1801, County Clerk
Court: 1831, Circuit Court

Kanawha
407 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25331
(304) 357-0101
http://www.kanawha.us
Incorporated: Nov. 14, 1788
Parent counties: Greenbrier, Montgomery
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1850, County Clerk
Divorce: 1831, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1790, County Clerk
Probate: 1820, County Clerk
Court: 1832, Circuit Court
Notes: Clerk of Circuit Court has Court records 1801-1813. County Clerk has marriage records 1794-1843 and military discharge records 1915-1966.

Lewis
Box 466, Weston, WV 26452
(304) 269-8202
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/lewis.aspx
Incorporated: Dec. 18, 1816
Parent county: Harrison
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1817, County Clerk
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court
Land: 1817, County Clerk
Probate: 1817, County Clerk

Lincoln
Box 297, Hamlin, WV 25523
(304) 824-7990
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/lincoln.aspx
Incorporated: Feb. 23, 1867
Parent counties: Boone, Cabell, Kanawha, Putnam
Birth records: start in 1909, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1895, County Clerk
Divorce: 1909, Circuit Court
Death: 1909, County Clerk
Land: 1909, County Clerk
Probate: 1909, County Clerk
Court: 1909, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1919-1980.

Logan
300 Stratton St., Logan, WV 25601
(304) 792-9088
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/logan.aspx
Incorporated: Jan. 12, 1824
Parent counties: Kanawha and Cabell, WV,; Giles and Tazewell, Va.
Birth records: start in 1872, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1872, County Clerk
Divorce: 1868, Circuit Court
Death: 1872, County Clerk
Land: 1835, County Clerk
Probate: 1873, County Clerk
Court: 1868, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1989 and naturalization records 1913-1958.

Marion
217 Adams St., Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 367-5431
http://www.marioncounty.wv.com
Incorporated: Jan. 14, 1842
Parent counties: Harrison, Monongalia
Birth records: start in 1860, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1842, County Clerk
Death: 1861, County Clerk
Land: 1842, County Clerk
Probate: 1842, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1904-1926.

Marshall
Drawer B, Moundsville, WV 26041
(304) 845-5891
http://www.marshallcountywv.org
Incorporated: March 12, 1835
Parent county: Ohio
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1835, County Clerk
Divorce: 1835, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1835, County Clerk
Probate: 1835, County Clerk
Court: 1835, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1919-1942.

Mason
200 Sixth St., Point Pleasant, WV 25550
(304) 675-1110
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/mason.aspx
Incorporated: Jan. 2, 1804
Parent county: Kanawha
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1806, County Clerk
Divorce: unknown start, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1803, County Clerk
Probate: 1834, County Clerk
Court: 1809, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1987.

McDowell
90 Wyoming St., Welch, WV 24801
(304) 436-8576
http://www.mcdowellwv.com
Incorporated: Feb. 20, 1858
Parent county: Tazewell
Birth records: start in 1872, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1859, County Clerk
Divorce: 1858, Circuit Court
Death: 1894, County Clerk
Land: 1868, County Clerk
Probate: 1897, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1908-1926. County seat was first Perryville, moved to Welch in 1892.

Mercer
1501 W. Main St., Princeton, WV 24740
(304) 487-8311
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/mercer.aspx
Incorporated: March 17, 1837
Parent counties: Giles and Tazewell
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1854, County Clerk
Divorce: 1837, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1837, County Clerk
Probate: 1838, County Clerk
Court: 1837, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1914-1944.

Mineral
150 Armstrong St., Keyser, WV 26726
(304) 788-3924
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/mineral.aspx
Incorporated: Feb. 1, 1866
Parent county: Hampshire
Birth records: start in 1865, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1866, County Clerk
Divorce: 1866, Circuit Court
Death: 1865, County Clerk
Land: 1866, County Clerk
Probate: 1866, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1908-1911, 1920-1923.

Mingo
75 E. 2nd Ave., Williamson, WV 25661
(304) 235-0378
http://www.mingocountywv.com
Incorporated: Jan. 30, 1895
Parent county: Logan
Birth records: start in 1900, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1895, County Clerk
Divorce: 1895, Circuit Court
Death: 1894, County Clerk
Land: 1836, County Clerk
Probate: 1895, County Clerk
Court: 1895, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1918-1945 and naturalization records 1910-1927.

Monongalia
243 High St., Morgantown, WV 26505
(304) 291-7257
http://co.monongalia.wv.us
Incorporated: Oct. 7, 1776
Parent county: District of W. Augusta
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1796, County Clerk
Divorce: 1832, Circuit Court
Death: 1852, County Clerk
Land: 1789, County Clerk
Probate: 1819, County Clerk
Court: 1789, Circuit Court
Notes: Clerk of Circuit Court has naturalization records 1907-1929.

Monroe
Main St., Union, WV 24983
(304) 772-3096
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/monroe.aspx
Incorporated: Jan. 14, 1799
Parent county: Botetourt, Greenbrier
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1799, County Clerk
Divorce: 1789, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1789, County Clerk
Probate: 1799, County Clerk
Court: 1789, Circuit Court

Morgan
83 Fairfax St., Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
(304) 258-8541
http://www.morgancounty.wv.gov
Incorporated: Feb. 9 1820
Parent counties: Berkeley, Hampshire
Birth records: start in 1865, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1820, County Clerk
Divorce: 1831, Circuit Court
Death: 1865, County Clerk
Land: 1820, County Clerk
Probate: 1820, County Clerk
Court: 1820, Circuit Court

Nicholas
700 Main St., Summersville, WV 26651
(304) 872-7830
http://www.nicholascountywv.org
Incorporated: Jan. 30, 1818
Parent counties: Greenbrier, Kanawha, Randolph
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1817, County Clerk
Divorce: 1818, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1818, County Clerk
Probate: 1820, County Clerk
Court: 1818, Circuit Court

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Ohio
1500 Chapline St., Wheeling, WV 26003
(304) 234-3628
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/ohio.aspx
Incorporated: Oct. 7, 1776
Parent county: District of West Augusta
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1790, County Clerk
Divorce: 1831, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1778, County Clerk
Probate: 1777, County Clerk
Court: 1818, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1992 and naturalization records 1814-1895.

Pendleton
Box 187, Franklin, WV 26807
(304) 358-7573
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/pendleton.aspx
Incorporated: Dec. 4, 1787
Parent counties: Augusta, Hardy and Rockingham
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1797, County Clerk
Divorce: 1789, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1788, County Clerk
Probate: 1788, County Clerk
Court: 1788, Circuit Court

Pleasants
301 Court Lane, St. Marys, WV 26170
(304) 684-6976
http://www.pleasantscountywv.com
Incorporated: March 29, 1851
Parent counties: Ritchie, Tyler, Wood
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1853, County Clerk
Divorce: 1868, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1851, County Clerk
Probate: 1851, County Clerk
Court: 1868, Circuit Court

Pocahontas
900C Tenth Ave., Marlinton, WV 24954
(304) 799-6063
http://www.pocahontascountywv.com
Incorporated: Dec. 21, 1821
Parent counties: Pendleton, Randolph, Bath
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1822, County Clerk
Divorce: 1881, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1822, County Clerk
Probate: 1822, County Clerk
Court: 1881, Circuit Court

Preston
106 W Main St., Kingwood, WV 26537
(304) 329-1805
http://www.prestoncountywv.com
Incorporated: Jan. 19, 1818
Parent county: Monongalia
Birth records: start in 1868, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1869, County Clerk
Divorce: 1864, Circuit Court
Death: 1868, County Clerk
Land: 1869, County Clerk
Probate: 1869, County Clerk
Court: 1864, Circuit Court

Putnam
3389 Winfield Rd., Winfield, WV 25213
(304) 586-0202
http://www.putnamcounty.org
Incorporated: March 11, 1848
Parent counties: Kanawha, Mason, Cabell
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1848, County Clerk
Divorce: 1848, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1848, County Clerk
Probate: 1847, County Clerk
Court: 1848, Circuit Court

Raleigh
County Courthouse, 215 Main St., Beckley, WV 25801
(304) 255-9166
http://www.raleighcounty.com
Incorporated: Jan. 23, 1850
Parent county: Fayette
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1850, County Clerk
Divorce: 1850, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1850, County Clerk
Probate: 1850, County Clerk
Court: 1850, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1943 and naturalization records 1908-1949.

Randolph
Randolph County Courthouse, Box 2092, Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 636-2114
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/randolph.aspx
Incorporated: October 1787
Parent county: Harrison
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1787, County Clerk
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1787, County Clerk
Probate: 1787, County Clerk
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1907-1929.

Ritchie
115 E. Main St., Harrisville, WV 26362
(304) 643-2164
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/ritchie.aspx
Incorporated: Feb. 18, 1843
Parent counties: Harrison, Lewis, Wood
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1843, County Clerk
Divorce: 1843, Circuit Court
Death: 1889, County Clerk
Land: 1843, County Clerk
Probate: 1843, County Clerk
Court: 1843, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1918-1975.

Roane
200 Main St., Spencer, WV 25276
(304) 927-2860
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/roane.aspx
Incorporated: March 11, 1856
Parent counties: Kanawha, Jackson, Gilmer
Birth records: start in 1856, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1856, County Clerk
Divorce: 1856, Circuit Court
Death: 1856, County Clerk
Land: 1856, County Clerk
Probate: 1857, County Clerk
Court: 1856, Circuit Court

Summers
Box 97, Hinton, WV 25951
(304) 466-7100
http://summerscountywv.org
Incorporated: Feb. 27, 1871
Parent counties: Greenbrier, Monroe, Mercer, Fayette
Birth records: start in 1871, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1871, County Clerk
Divorce: 1874, Circuit Court
Death: 1871, County Clerk
Land: 1870, County Clerk
Probate: 1854, County Clerk
Court: 1871, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1908-1945.

Taylor
214 W. Main St., Grafton, WV 26354
(304) 265-0880
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/taylor.aspx
Incorporated: Jan. 19, 1844
Parent counties: Barbour, Harrison, Marion
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1853, County Clerk
Divorce: 1881, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1844, County Clerk
Probate: 1844, County Clerk
Court: 1881, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1918-1946.

Tucker
215 First St., Parsons, WV 26287
(304) 478-2866
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/tucker.aspx
Incorporated: March 7, 1856
Parent county: Randolph
Birth records: start in 1856, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1856, County Clerk
Divorce: 1856, Circuit Court
Death: 1852, County Clerk
Land: 1856, County Clerk
Probate: 1852, County Clerk
Court: 1856, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1904-1950.

Tyler
121 Main St., Middlebourne, WV 26149
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/tyler.aspx
Incorporated: Dec. 6, 1814
Parent county: Ohio
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1815, County Clerk
Divorce: 1873, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1815, County Clerk
Probate: 1815, County Clerk
Court: 1815, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1970.

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Upshur
38 W. Main St., Buckhannon, WV 26201
(304) 472-1068
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/upshur.aspx
Incorporated: March 26, 1851
Parent counties: Randolph, Barbour, Lewis
Notes: County Clerk has naturalization records 1908-1928.
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1853, County Clerk
Divorce: 1874, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1851, County Clerk
Probate: 1852, County Clerk
Court: 1851, Circuit Court

Wayne
Box 248, Wayne, WV 25570
(304) 272-6350
http://www.waynecountywv.org
Incorporated: Jan. 18, 1842
Parent county: Cabell
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1853, County Clerk
Divorce: 1843, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1842, County Clerk
Probate: 1843, County Clerk
Court: 1843, Circuit Court

Webster
2 Court Sq., Webster Springs, WV 26288
(304) 847-5904
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/webster.aspx
Incorporated: Jan. 10, 1860
Parent counties: Braxton, Nicholas, Randolph
Birth records: start in 1887, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1888, County Clerk
Divorce: 1875, Circuit Court
Death: 1887, County Clerk
Land: 1877, County Clerk
Probate: 1888, County Clerk
Court: 1875, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1918-1945.

Wetzel
Box 156, New Martinsville, WV 26155, (304) 455-8224
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/wetzel.aspx
Incorporated: Jan. 10, 1846
Parent county: Tyler
Birth records: start in 1845, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1845, County Clerk
Divorce: 1846, Circuit Court
Death: 1845, County Clerk
Land: 1845, County Clerk
Probate: 1845, County Clerk
Court: 1846, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1992 and naturalization records 1913-1920, 1922-1927.

Wirt
Box 53, Elizabeth, WV 26143, (304) 275-4048
http://www.wv.gov/local/county/Pages/wirt.aspx
Incorporated: Jan. 19, 1848
Parent counties: Wood, Jackson
Birth records: start in 1870, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1854, County Clerk
Divorce: 1849, Circuit Court
Death: 1870, County Clerk
Land: 1848, County Clerk
Probate: 1848, County Clerk
Court: 1849, Circuit Court

Wood
One Court Square, Parkersburg, WV 26101, (304) 424-1850
http://www.woodcountywv.com
Incorporated: Dec. 21, 1798
Parent county: Harrison
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1801, County Clerk
Divorce: 1831, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1802, County Clerk
Probate: 1800, County Clerk
Court: 1803, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1966.

Wyoming
Box 309, Pineville, WV 24874, (304) 732-8000
http://www.wyomingcounty.com/government.php?id=8
Incorporated: Jan. 26, 1850
Parent county: Logan
Birth records: start in 1853, kept by County Clerk
Marriage: 1855, County Clerk
Divorce: 1850, Circuit Court
Death: 1853, County Clerk
Land: 1850, County Clerk
Probate: 1850, County Clerk
Court: 1850, Circuit Court
Notes: County Clerk has military discharge records 1917-1945 and naturalization records 1907-1945.

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