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Ritchie County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Ritchie 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 February 18, 1843
County Seat Harrisville
Courthouse

Contents

County Courthouse

Ritchie County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Ritchie County
115 East Main Street
Room 201
Harrisville, WV 26362
304-643-2164

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

Ritchie County Tombstone Transcription Project

Find A Grave Richie County, West Virginia

Interment.net Cemetery Records Online

Raiguel Funeral Home
1200 E. Main Street
Harrisville, WV 26362-1207
Phone: (304) 643-2913


McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home
447 W. Myles Avenue
Pennsboro, WV 26415-1347
Phone: (304) 659-2251

Census


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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Ritchie County West Virginia 1895

Ritchie County West Virginia Map

Military


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

Naturalization

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Newspapers

The Ritchie Gazette
116 E. Main Street
Harrisville, WV 26362
Phone: (304) 643-2221

Probate

Ritchie County, West Virginia Will Books 1843 - 11966
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

Ritchie County, West Virginia USGENWEB Marriage Archives

Societies and Libraries

Ritchie County Historical Society
200 S Church Street
Harrisville, WV 26362

Ritchie County Public Library
 

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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