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County Courthouse

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 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


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

Naturalization

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

Probate


West Virginia Will Books

Taxation

Vital Records


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

Societies and Libraries

Ritchie County Historical Society

200 S Church Street

Harrisville, WV 26362


Ritchie County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"

Write a biography on the historians and great genealogist of Ritchie County.

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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

 

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