Ritchie County, West Virginia

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Revision as of 17:42, 24 February 2012

United States  > West Virginia > Ritchie County

Contents

County Courthouse

Ritchie County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
 RITCHIE COUNTY

115 East Main Street

Room 201

Harrisville, WV 26362

304-643-2164

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death probate, land, military records from 1853
  • Clerk Circuit Court has divorce Recor
  • Magesterial Court has court records

History

Parent County

1843--Ritchie County was created 18 February 1843 from Wood, Harrison and Lewis Counties.  County seat: Harrisville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Ritchie County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census


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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census


Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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