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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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Lincoln County Genealogical Society 7999 Lynn Avenue Hamlin, WV 25523
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Revision as of 03:06, 25 February 2012

Template:West Virginia-stubUnited States  > West Virginia > Lincoln County


County Courthouse

Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG


Parent County

1867--Lincoln County was created 23 February 1867 from Boone, Cabell, Kanawha and Putnam Counties.
County seat: Hamlin [1]

  • Count Clerk has birth, marriiage, death, probate and land records from 1909

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lincoln County boundary changes.

Record Loss

1909--The court house burned down with all the records except for some land records recorded later.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census




Local Histories



Civil War

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

Genealogical Societies

Lincoln County Genealogical Society
7999 Lynn Avenue
Hamlin, WV 25523

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

■Introduction to LDS Family History Centers. The closest family history centers are in the Huntington Family History Center and the Charleston Family History Center

Web Sites

Hands on keyboard.png Genealogy courses: Learn how to research from an expert in Fun Five Minute Genealogy Videos.

 Learning How to Edit our Wiki Sites


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