Raleigh County, West Virginia

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Revision as of 19:50, 22 February 2012

United States  > West Virginia > Raleigh County

Contents

County Courthouse

  • Raleigh County, West Virginia Courthouse
     Raleigh County, Courthouse

 215 Main Street

Beckley, WV 25801

304-255-9123

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death records form 1850
  • Clk Cir Ct has div and ct records

History

Parent County

1850--Raleigh County was created 23 January 1850 from Fayette County.  County seat: Beckley [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Raleigh County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Church

Court

Family Histories

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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

Civil War

Naturalization

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991


Newspapers

Probate

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.

Marriage

Societies and Libraries

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites


 

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References

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