Marion County, West Virginia

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United States  > West Virginia > Marion County



County Courthouse

  • Marion County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
     Marion County

217 Adams Street

Fairmont, WV 26554


  • County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1872
  • Clerk Circuit Court probate and land records


Francis Marion.JPG

The county is named after "The Swamp Fox" Revolutionary War Brigadier General Francis Marion (c1732-1795).[1]

Parent County

1842--Marion County was created 14 January 1842 from Monongalia and Harrison Counties.  County seat: Fairmont [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Marion County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

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LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Fairmont



Local Histories


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia





Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries

Marion County Genealogical Club, Inc.

Marion County Library, Monroe Street

Fairmont, West Virginia, 26554

Marion County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"

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Family History Centers

Web Sites

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  1. "Francis Marion," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).