Doddridge County, West Virginia Records
Doddridge County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on February 4, 1845 from portions of Harrison County, Lewis County, Ritchie County and Tyler County . The county was named in honor of Philip Doddridge (1772-1832), U.S. Congressman (VA) and famous statesman who traveled widely throughout the current site of West Virginia.
Doddridge County is bordered by Wetzel County (north), Harrison County (east), Lewis County (southeast), Gilmer County (south), Ritchie County (west), Tyler County (northwest). A Map of Doddridge County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Doddridge County Cities and Towns include Blandville, Center Point, New Milton, Smithburg, West Union
Doddridge County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Doddridge County, WV Courthouse
The Doddridge County Courthouse is located in West Union, 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 Doddridge 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.
- Doddridge County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1853 / 1862, Marriage Records from 1845, Land Records from 1845 and Probate Records from 1849.
- Doddridge County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1845.
Doddridge County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820, Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Doddridge 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
Doddridge County, West Virginia Resources
- Doddridge County Historical Society
- Doddridge County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Doddridge County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Doddridge County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Doddridge County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Doddridge Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Doddridge County Encyclopedia
- Doddridge County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Doddridge Co. WVGenweb
- Doddridge County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Doddridge County, West Virginia Military Records