Upshur County, West Virginia

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Revision as of 16:38, 3 May 2012


Upshur County, West Virginia
Map
Map of West Virginia highlighting Upshur 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 1851
County Seat Buckhannon
Courthouse

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

Contents

County Courthouse

Upshur County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Upshur County
40 West Main Street #101
Buckhannon, WV 26201 304-472-1068
304-472-1068

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death & land records from 1853
  • Clerk Circuit Court has divorce Probate County Records[1]

History

Parent County

1851--Upshur County was created 26 March 1851 from Randolph, Barbour and Lewis Counties.  County seat: Buckhannon [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Upshur County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

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Resources

Cemeteries

Upshur Cemeteries

Census

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


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Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

http://www.lva.virginia.gov/public/wv/map.htm 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

Upshur County, West Virginia Will Books 1852 - 1955

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

  • Upshur County Historical Society
    Box 753
    Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201
  • Methodist Historical Society

West  Virginia Wesleyan College

Annie M Pfeiffer Library

College Avenue

Buckhannon, West Virginia 26201-

304-473-8059


Family History Centers

http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wv

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Web Sites

References

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