West Virginia Directories

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West Virginia Online Historical Directories

History[edit | edit source]

Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in West Virginia.

Resources for West Virginia Directories[edit | edit source]

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

Directories Online[edit | edit source]

U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 at Ancestry ($)

The Family History Library[edit | edit source]

The Family History Library has city directories for various years from throughout the state of West Virginia including:

Charleston

1899-1934, 1940, 1991 Charleston, West Virginia City Directories

Huntington

1891, 1900, 1902-1934, 1991 Huntington, West Virginia City Directories

Wheeling

1837, 1839, 1851, 1867, 1871, 1882-1934 Wheeling, West Virginia City Directories

To find directories, consult the Place Search of the FamilySearch Catalog under:

WEST VIRGINIA, [COUNTY] — DIRECTORIES
WEST VIRGINIA, [COUNTY], [TOWN] — DIRECTORIES

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • US City Directories This website identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.