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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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'''Hancock County'''<br>P&nbsp;O Box 367<br>New Cumberland, WV 26047<br>304-564-3311  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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[https://www.familysearch.org/1940census Help us index the 1940 Census!]  
 
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[https://www.familysearch.org/1940census www.familysearch.org/1940census]
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
*[[Hancock County Genealogical-Historical Society|Hancock County Genealogical-Historical Society]]  
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[[Hancock County Genealogical-Historical Society|Hancock County Genealogical-Historical Society]]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wvtsghs/ Tri-State Genealogical and Historical Society]
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Newell, West Virginia 26050-0454  
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[[Tri-State Genealogical and Historical Society]]<br>P&nbsp;O&nbsp;Box 454<br>Newell, West Virginia 26050-0454  
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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Revision as of 01:37, 2 March 2012

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County Courthouse

Hancock County
P O Box 367
New Cumberland, WV 26047
304-564-3311

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death probate and land records from 1848
  • Clerk Circuit Clerk has divorce records[1]

History

Parent County

1848--Hancock County was created 15 January 1848 from Brooke County.
County seat: New Cumberland [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Hancock County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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


Help us index the 1940 Census!

Societies and Libraries

Hancock County Genealogical-Historical Society

Tri-State Genealogical and Historical Society
P O Box 454
Newell, West Virginia 26050-0454

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

References

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