Boone County, West Virginia

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Boone County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Boone County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
Founded 1847
County Seat Madison

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


County Courthouse

Boone County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
Boone County
200 State Street
Madison, WV 25130-1152

  • County Clerk has Birth Marriage Death Records 1865
  • Probate and Land Records from 1865
  • Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and Court Records[1]


Parent County

1847--Boone County was created 11 March 1847 from Kanawha, Cabell and Logan Counties.
County seat: Madison [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Boone County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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


Join in transcribing the 1940 United States Census




Local Histories


1850 Map of Virginia and West Virginia


Civil War

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

Turner, Ronald Ray. 7th West Virginia Cavalry. Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989. Available online, courtesy: Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb. [Includes soldiers from Boone County.]

Naturalization Records

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991



Boone County, West Virginia Will Books 1865 - 1951

West Virginia Will Books


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

Genealogical Society

Boone County Genealogical Society, Inc.
P O Box 295
Madison, WV 25130

Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"
Please write about deceased historians & Genealogist!

Sigfus Olafson

David Turner

Henry Clay Ragland

Robert Swain

Family History Centers

The closest family history centers are in the Huntington Family History Center and the Charleston Family History Center.

Web Sites

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  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).