Mingo County, West Virginia Genealogy

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Guide to Mingo County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Mingo County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Mingo 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 January 30, 1895
County Seat Williamson
Address Mingo County Courthouse
P O Box 1197
Williamson, WV 25661-1197
Mingo County Website

County Courthouse

  • County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1895 and burial records from 1959
  • Clerk of Court has divorce, probate and court records[1]


Mingo County, West Virginia History

Parent County

1895--Mingo County was created 30 January 1895 from Logan County.
County seat: Williamson [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Mingo County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




Mingo County, West Virginia Cemetery Records
Tombstone Transcription Project Mingo County, West Virginia
Mingo County, West Virginia Political Graveyard
Mingo County Tombstone Photos USGENWEB Archives Project


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

 Mingo County, West Virginia Census 1900




Local Histories


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia

Mingo County, West Virginia Map

TrailsRus West Virginia Mingo County

Mingo County, West Virginia Map





West Virginia Will Books


Online West Virginia Tax site

West Virginia real and personal property tax records are managed by the County Assessor in each county. Land and land improvements are considered real property while mobile property is classified as personal property.

Many County Assessors offer an online searchable database, where assessment record searches can be performed by name, account number, year, or mp/parcel number. Where online records are not available, requests for records can be made to the Assessment Office in person, by phone, or in writing.

The search for tax information can start here

Vital Records

. Includes marriages 1895-1926 - free.

Societies and Libraries

Mingo County Genealogical Society
P O Box 2581
Williamson, WV 25661

Mingo County Public Libraries

Family History Centers

The closest family history centers are the Huntington Family History Center and the Charleston Family History Center.

Web Sites


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

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