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Webster County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Webster County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
Founded 1860
County Seat Webster Springs

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


County Courthouse

Webster County West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Webster County Courthouse
2 Court Sq #G1
Webster Springs, WV 26288

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, probate, and land records from 1887[1]



Webster County, West Virginia History I
Webster County, West Virginia History

Parent County

1860--Webster County was created 10 January 1860 from Nicholas, Braxton and Randolph Counties.
County seat: Webster Springs [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Webster County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Funeral Homes in Webster County
Interment.net Cemetery Records Online Webster County
Webster County, West Virginia Obituaries


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


Webster County, WV 1870 Federal Census Index



Churches of Webster County, West Virginia
Churches in Webster County, Yellow Pages



Local Histories

West Virginia Archves & History - Webster County


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Webster County Map

Webster County, West Virginia 1895 Map




Webster County, Newspaper Articles 


Webster County, West Virginia Will Books 1888 - 1964


Vital Records

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


Webster County, West Virginia Birth Records

Webster County, West Virginia Death Records

Webster County, West Virginia Marriage Records

Societies and Libraries

Libraries in Webster County

Webster County Historical Society

Family History Centers

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Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Braxton County, West Virginia. Page 743 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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