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Hancock County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Hancock 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 1848
County Seat New Cumberland
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Hancock County Courthouse
P O Box 367
New Cumberland, WV 26047
Phone: 304-564-3311

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death probate and land records from 1848
  • Clerk Circuit Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

1848--Hancock County was created 15 January 1848 from Brooke County.
County seat: New Cumberland [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Hancock County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

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Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Union

- 1st Regiment, West Virginia Infantry. Company I.

Newspapers

Probate

Hancock County, West Virginia Wills 1853-1917 

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Hancock County Genealogical-Historical Society

Tri-State Genealogical and Historical Society
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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Hancock County, West Virginia. Page 743 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).


 

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