Lincoln County, West Virginia

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.state.wv.us/wvsca/courthouses/Lincoln.htm Lincoln County Courthouse]<br>8000 Court Avenue <br>Hamlin, WV 25523 <br>Phone: 304-824-3336
  
*County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909<ref name="Handybook" />  
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[[Image:Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG|thumb|right|300px|Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG]]
*[http://www.lincolncountywv.org/ Lincoln County WV&nbsp;Web Portal]
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*[http://www.lincolncountywv.org/History/tabid/102/Default.aspx Lincoln County WV&nbsp;History]
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County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln County, West Virginia. Page 744 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[http://www.lincolncountywv.org/ Lincoln County WV&nbsp;Web Portal]
  
 
== History  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
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[http://www.wvphotovoice.org/Harts-Area.html Hars Area Lincoln County West Virginia]
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/lincoln.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project]  
 
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/westvirg/lincoln.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project]  
 
 
Li[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=3085 ncoln County Find A Grave]  
 
Li[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=3085 ncoln County Find A Grave]  
 
 
[http://usgwarchives.net/wv/wvphotos/lincoln/wattscem.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Photos]  
 
[http://usgwarchives.net/wv/wvphotos/lincoln/wattscem.htm Lincoln County Tombstone Photos]  
 
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[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/WV/LI.html Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com]
[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/WV/LI.html Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com]
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[http://www.the-funeral-home-directory.com/FuneralHomesByCounty/WestVirginia-Lincoln.ashx Lincoln County, West Virginia Funeral Homes]
  
 
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[http://www.w3newspapers.com/usa/west-virginia/ Lincoln County, West Virginia Newspapers]
  
 
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[[Lincoln County Genealogical Society|'''Lincoln County Genealogical Society''']]<br>7999 Lynn Avenue<br>Hamlin, WV 25523  
 
[[Lincoln County Genealogical Society|'''Lincoln County Genealogical Society''']]<br>7999 Lynn Avenue<br>Hamlin, WV 25523  
 
 
Lincoln County [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lincolncowvgensoc/ Genealogical Society]  
 
Lincoln County [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~lincolncowvgensoc/ Genealogical Society]  
 
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Hamlin [http://lincolncountypl.lib.wv.us/ Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library]
Hamlin [http://lincolncountypl.lib.wv.us/ Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library]
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[http://www.librarytechnology.org/lwc-displaylibrary.pl?RC=25945 Alum Creek Public Library, Lincoln County, West Virginia]
  
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/lincbios.html Lincoln County West Virginia Biographies]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/lincbios.html Lincoln County West Virginia Biographies]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/researchers.html Lincoln County West Virginia Families]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvlincol/researchers.html Lincoln County West Virginia Families]  
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County,_West_Virginia Lincoln County West Virginia Wikipedia]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County,_West_Virginia Lincoln County West Virginia Wikipedia]
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*[http://www.wonderfulwv.com/archives/sub.cfm?month=jul09&fea=1 The wild side of Lincoln County]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chuck_Yeager Chuck Yeager of Lincoln County, West Virginia]
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*[http://hatfieldmccoycountry.com/chuck-yeager/ Chuck Yeager - Hatfield McCoy Country]
  
 
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Lincoln County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Lincoln 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 1867
County Seat Hamlin
Courthouse

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Lincoln County Courthouse
8000 Court Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523
Phone: 304-824-3336

Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate and land records from 1909[1]

History

Lincoln County, West Virginia Origins

Parent County

1867--Lincoln County was created 23 February 1867 from Boone, Cabell, Kanawha and Putnam Counties.
County seat: Hamlin [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lincoln County boundary changes.

Record Loss

1909--The court house burned down with all the records except for some land records recorded later.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Hars Area Lincoln County West Virginia

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Lincoln County Tombstone Transcription Project Lincoln County Find A Grave Lincoln County Tombstone Photos Lincoln County, West Virginia Political Graveyard.com Lincoln County, West Virginia Funeral Homes

Census

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

Lincoln County, West Virginia 1870 Federal Census Index

 

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Lincoln County, West Virginia Map 1895

Lincoln County, West Virginia Maps

Trails Rus West Virginia map

Lincoln County, West Virginia Topical Maps

Military

Civil War

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

Naturalization

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Lincoln County, West Virginia Newspapers

Probate

Lincoln County West Virginia Will Books 1909-1947

West Virginia Will Books

Lincoln County, West Virginia Obituaries

Miscellaneous Lincoln County West Virginia Obituaries

Interment.net Cemetery Records on line

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Early Lincoln County West Virginia Marriage Records 1880, 1895-1929

Societies and Libraries

Genealogical Societies

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523 Lincoln County Genealogical Society Hamlin Lincoln County West Virginia Public Library Alum Creek Public Library, Lincoln County, West Virginia

Family History Centers

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

Web Sites

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References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lincoln 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).