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Revision as of 20:52, 17 April 2012

Wayne County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Wayne 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 1842
County Seat Wayne

United States  Gotoarrow.png  West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png  Wayne County

County Courthouse


Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Parent County

1842--Wayne County was created 18 January 1842 from Cabell County.
County seat: Wayne [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wayne County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





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


Help us index the 1940 Census




Wayne County, Transactions West Virginia Deeds

Local Histories


1850 Map of Virginia and West Virginia

Wayne County, West Virginia Map


Wayne County, West Virginia Civil War

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

West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991



Wayne County, West Virginia Will Books 1843 - 1968

West Virginia Will Books


Vital Records

 The Handy Book for Genealogist.

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.

Societies and Libraries

Historical Societies

  Wayne County, West Virginia Public Library

Ceredo-Kenova Memorial Public Library

Fort Gay Public Library

Wayne County Geenalgoical and Historical Society

Cabell - Wayne County Historical Society PO Box 9412 Huntinton, WV 25704

KYOWVA Genealogical Society P O Box 1254 Huntington, WV 25715

Kentucky Ohio West Virginia Genealogical Society

Family History Centers


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