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Wyoming County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Wyoming 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 1850
County Seat Pineville

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


County Courthouse

Wyoing County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Wyoming County
Bank Street
Pineville, WV 24874
304 732-8000

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death from 1853
  • Probate and Land from 1853
  • Bond books and court order books from 1850
  • Clerk Circuit Court Div and Court Records[1]


Parent County

1850--Wyoming County was created 26 January 1850 from Logan County.
County seat: Pineville [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wyoming County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

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Local Histories

Reference Book of Wyoming County by Mary Keller Bowman

       Logan County Recreated (includes 1850 Wyoming County, Virginia Census) & more


1850 Map of Virginia and West Virginia


Civil War

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

 Ronald Ray. 7th West Virginia Cavalry. Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989. Available online, courtesy: Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb. [Includes biographical sketches of soldiers from Wyoming County.]


West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

Wyoming County News


West Virginia Will Books

Research Guides

  • "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Wyoming County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 24, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1976):300-301. Available at FHL; digital version at American Ancestors ($).


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

Family History Centers

Wyoming County Genealogical Society;P O Box 1456, Pineville, WV 24874

Web Sites

CYNDI'S List West Virginia

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


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