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Mineral County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Mineral 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 1866
County Seat Keyser
Courthouse

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Contents

County Courthouse

Mineral County Courthouse
150 Armstrong Street
Keyser, WV 26726-3505
Phone: 304-788-3924

County Clerk has birth, marriage death, probate, and land records from 1866[1]

History

Parent County

1866--Mineral County was created 1 February 1866 from Hampshire County.
County seat: Keyser [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Mineral County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

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Church

Court

Genealogy

General

Compiled genealogies that treat multiple Mineral County families include:

  • O'Dell, Cecil. Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia. Marceline, Mo.: Walsworth Pub. Co., 1995. FHL Collection. One of the most impressively researched one-place studies in the United States. In a review, Dorman stated "Comprehensive studies such as this appear only rarely. This volume should be in every Virginia genealogical collection."[3]

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Probate

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

Mineral County Historical Landmark Commission
Route One
Burlington, West Virginia 26710


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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mineral County, West Virginia. Page 744 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. John Frederick Dorman, "Review of Pioneers of Old Frederick County, Virginia," in The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 39, No. 3 (Jul.-Sep. 1995):236.

 

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