Calhoun County, West Virginia

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Revision as of 16:46, 2 May 2012


Calhoun County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Calhoun County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1856
County Seat Grantsville
Courthouse

United States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Calhoun County

Contents

County Courthouse

Calhoun County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
Calhoun County
Main Street
P O Box 230
Grantsville, WV 26147
304-354-6725
  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death from 1856
  • Land records from 1856[1]

History

Calhoun County, West Virginia History

History of Calhoun County

Parent County

1856--Calhoun County was created 5 March 1856 from Gilmer County.
County seat: Grantsville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Calhoun County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Calhoun County, West Virginia census records online, see: West Virginia Census.

1860

Census takers uncharacteristically recorded the birth town or county of residents this census year.[2]

1940

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military


West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

Naturalization Records

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Probate

Calhoun County, West Virginia Will Books 1870-1969

West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.

Societies and Libraries

Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society, The
P. O. Box 242
Grantsville, WV 26147-0242
President: Robert Bonar
c/o The Society
Secretary: Teresa Harris
c/o The Society


Family History Centers

Web Sites

Calhoun County, West Virginia Microfilms at the Library of Virginia

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Alycon Trubey Pierce, "In Praise of Errors Made by Census Enumerators," National Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 1 (March 1993):51-55. FHL Book 973 B2ng