Calhoun County, West Virginia Records
Calhoun County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on March 5, 1856 from portions of Gilmer County. The county was named in honor of John C. Calhoun (1782-1850), a famous South Carolina statesman who championed state's rights and U.S. Vice President.
Calhoun County is bordered by Ritchie County (north), Gilmer County (east), Braxton County (southeast), Clay County (south), Roane County (west), Wirt County (northwest). A Map of Calhoun County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Calhoun County Cities and Towns include Arnoldsburg, Big Bend, Big Springs, Chloe, Five Forks, Floe, Grantsville, Millstone, Minnora, Mount Zion, Nobe, Orma, Sand Ridge, Tanner
Calhoun County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Calhoun County, WV Courthouse
The Calhoun County Courthouse is located in Grantsville, West Virginia. The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH. 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 Calhoun county. The date listed for each record is usually the earliest registration filed. The date does not indicate that there are alot records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually filed with the clerk. Until 1863 West Virginia was part of Virginia, See Virginia State Records for Info and links for years prior to 1863.
- Calhoun County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1856, Marriage Records from 1856, Land Records from 1856 and Probate Records from 1856.
- Calhoun County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1856.
Calhoun County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Calhoun County, West Virginia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from January 1917 to present
- Marriage Records: from 1921 to present.
- Divorce Records: from 1968 to present
- Locations: West Virginia Office of Vital Statistics
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: Vital Registration, Division of Health, 350 Capitol St, Rm 165, Charleston, WV 25301-3701; (304) 558-2931; Info: (304) 558-2931
Calhoun County, West Virginia Resources
- Calhoun County Historical and Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 242, Grantsville, WV 26147-0242
- Calhoun County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Calhoun County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Calhoun County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Calhoun County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Calhoun Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Calhoun County Encyclopedia
- Calhoun County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Calhoun Co. WVGenweb
- Calhoun County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Calhoun County, West Virginia Military Records