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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

History

Roane County West Virginia Encyclopedia

Roane County 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

Tombstone Transcription Project Roane County

Roane County, West Virginia Obituaries

Interment.net Cemetery Records online

Find A Grave Roane County

Political Graveyard.com Roane County, West Virginia

Roane County Tombstone Photos

Census

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

 Roane County, West Virginia 1860 and 1870 Census

Roane County West Virginia Archives

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

Roane County, West Virginia 1895 map

Roane County, West Virginia Maps

Military

Naturalization

Newspapers

Probate

Roane County, West Virginia Will Books 1857 - 1968

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

Roane county Library -census records and more

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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