Gilmer County, West Virginia Records
Gilmer County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on February 3, 1845 from portions of Kanawha County and Lewis County. The county was named in honor of Thomas Walker Gilmer (1802-1844), U.S. Secretary of the Navy and Governor of Virginia.
Gilmer County is bordered by Doddridge County (north), Lewis County (east), Braxton County (south), Calhoun County (west), Ritchie County (northwest). A Map of Gilmer County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Gilmer County Cities and Towns include Baldwin, Cedarville, Coxs Mills, Flower, Gilmer, Glenville, Letter Gap, Linn, Lockney, Nicut, Normantown, Perkins, Rosedale, Sand Fork, Shock, Stouts Mills, Stumptown, Troy
Gilmer County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Gilmer County, WV Courthouse
The Gilmer County Courthouse is located in Glenville, 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 Gilmer 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.
- Gilmer County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1853, Marriage Records from 1845, Land Records from 1845 and Probate Records from 1845.
- Gilmer County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1845.
Gilmer 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
Gilmer 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
Gilmer County, West Virginia Resources
- Gilmer County Historical Society
- Gilmer County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Gilmer County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Gilmer County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Gilmer County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Gilmer Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Gilmer County Encyclopedia
- Gilmer County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Gilmer Co. WVGenweb
- Gilmer County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Gilmer County, West Virginia Military Records