Tucker County, West Virginia Genealogy Guide

Tucker County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on March 7, 1856 from portions of Randolph County. The county was named in honor of Henry St. George Tucker (1780-1848), U.S. Congressman (VA) and Virginia Supreme Court. Learn More About State of West Virginia History

Tucker County is bordered by Preston County (north), Grant County (east), Randolph County (south), Barbour County (west). A Map of Tucker County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Tucker County Cities and Towns include Canaan Valley, Davis, Hambleton, Hendricks, Parsons, Red Creek, Saint George, Thomas

Tucker County, West Virginia Courthouse Records

Tucker County, West Virginia Courthouse
Tucker County, WV Courthouse

The Tucker County Courthouse is located in Parsons, West Virginia. Learn More About State of West Virginia Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH.  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The following dates indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Tucker county. The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered. Until 1863 West Virginia was part of Virginia, See Virginia State Records for Info and links for years prior to 1863.

  • Tucker County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1856, Marriage Records from 1856, Land Records from 1856 and Probate Records from 1856. The County Clerk has many duties which include some of the following: the issuance of marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, record births, marriages and deaths in the county, serve as the recorder of all documents, prepare and send to all heirs a Notice to Redeem and take care of publications, redemptions or recording deeds with regard to delinquent property, issue military service discharge records and probate wills and assist in administration of estates.
  • Tucker County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1856. TheCounty Clerk of Circuit Court has many responsibilities which include some of the following: Serve as the Clerk to the Circuit and Family Court, Issue mesne (during the progress of a case) process, Issue final process to enforce and execute judgements, Appoint guardian ad litem where required, Responsible for all papers filed in the office; serve as registrar, recorder and custodian for all pleadings, documents and funds pertaining to cases filed in circuit court and family court, Responsible for the administration and management of the petit and grand jury systems in the county.

Tucker County, West Virginia Census Records

Tucker County, West Virginia Vital Records

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