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== Societies and Libraries   ==
== Societies and Libraries   ==
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
'''Grant County Family History Hall of Fame<br>'''"May we preserve their memories &amp; Contributions!"<br>Please write about deceased historians &amp; Genealogist!
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]

Revision as of 22:23, 22 February 2012

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County Courthouse

  • Grant County

5 Highland Ave

Petersburg, WV 26351


  • County Clerk has bird marriage divorce probate

court and land records  since 1866


Parent County

1866--Grant County was created 14 February 1866 from Hardy County.
County seat: Petersburg [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Grant County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census

Family Histories

  • [Hyres] Swisher, Robert Edward. The Hyres of West Virginia. Richmond, Va.: Whittet & Shepperson, 1977. FHL Book 929.273 H999a.


Local Histories


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia


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


West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991



West Virginia Will Books


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 

Grant County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"
Please write about deceased historians & Genealogist!

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. *Family History Library Catalog


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