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== West Virginia Clickable Map==
== West Virginia Clickable Map==

Latest revision as of 17:09, 24 March 2020

Guide to West Virginia ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

West Virginia Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
West Virginia Background
Cultural Groups
Local Research Resources

West Virginia Information[edit | edit source]

West Virginia is a state in the eastern part of the United States. It is divided into 55 counties and its capital is Charleston. West Virginia was admitted to the union as the 35th state on 20 June 1863. It was created from the state of Virginia. [1]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with West Virginia Research

Links to articles on getting started with West Virginia research.

West Virginia Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in West Virginia research.

Ask the

West Virginia Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Greenbrier CountyPocahontas CountyPendleton CountyHardy CountyHampshire CountyMorgan CountyBerkeley CountyJefferson CountyGrant CountyMineral CountyTucker CountyPreston CountyMonongalia CountyMarion CountyTaylor CountyBarbour CountyRandolph CountyUpshur CountyHarrison CountyDoddridge CountyTyler CountyWetzel CountyMarshall CountyOhio CountyBrooke CountyHancock CountyPleasants CountyWood CountyJackson CountyMason CountyCabell CountyWayne CountyMingo CountyLogan CountyWyoming CountyMcDowell CountyMercer CountySummers CountyRaleigh CountyFayette CountyNicholas CountyClay CountyBraxton CountyKanawha CountyBoone CountyLincoln CountyPutnam CountyRoane CountyCalhoun CountyWirt CountyRitchie CountyGilmer CountyLewis CountyMonroe CountyWebster CountyWest-virginia-county-map.gif

Counties[edit | edit source]

West Virginia Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 Oct 2016.