Roane County, West Virginia

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Revision as of 17:29, 24 March 2012


Roane County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Roane 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 1856
County Seat Spencer
Courthouse

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Roane County
200 Main Street
Spencer, WV 257601497
304-927-2860

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, probate, and land records from 1856[1]

History

Parent County

1856--Roane County was created 11 March 1856 from Kanawha, Jackson and Gilmer Counties.
County seat: Spencer [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Roane County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Court

Genealogy

  • [Ashley] Ross, Clara Mae. John Thomas Ashley (1838-1923), His Ancestors of Surry County, North Carolina, His Descendants of Roane County, West Virginia, and Related Families. Colfax, N.C., n.d. FHL Collection.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

Probate

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

Roane County Historical Society
P O Box 161
Spencer, WV 25276

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).