Huntington West Virginia Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.

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Center Contacts and Hours

Location & Map:

  1. (Address) 5640 Shawnee Drive, Huntington, West Virginia  25705
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Phone: 859 305 5915


Open Hours:   Saturday 11:00-2:00;   Wednesday  5:30-8:00

Holiday Schedule:  November 27-30 --Thanksgiving

                                  December 23-January 3 --Christmas and New Year's


Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings


Center Resources


  • Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  • Books permanently in the center include a few family histories and How-Tos for research purposes.
  • Some microfilm in the center are from local counties in Kentucky, West Virginia, and Ohio.
  • Microfiche include the 100 most used resources, and selected fiche of local interest.
  • Databases and Software
  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. 

Hardware and Equipment

  • Six computers, two film readers and two fiche readers are available in the center.  Copies of printed materials are 10 cents each.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

Marshall University Library, located on Marshall's campus has a very good collection of records from West Virginia, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and the Civil War Era.


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