Hancock County, West Virginia Genealogy

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Revision as of 20:40, 27 February 2012


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

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Contents

County Courthouse

  • Hancock County

P O Box 367

New Cumberland, WV 26047

304-564-3311

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death probate

and land records from 1848

  • Clerk Circuit Clerk has divorce Records

History

Parent County

1848--Hancock County was created 15 January 1848 from Brooke County.
County seat: New Cumberland [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Hancock County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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



www.familysearch.org/1940census

Societies and Libraries

P O Box 454

Newell, West Virginia 26050-0454

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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