Grant County, West Virginia Records
Grant County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on February 14, 1866 from portions of Hardy County. The county was named in honor of General Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885), General of the Union Army during the Civil War, Secretary of War (1868), and President of the United States (1869-1877).
Grant County is bordered by Mineral County (northeast), Hardy County (east), Pendleton County (south), Tucker County (west), Garrett County, Maryland (northwest). A Map of Grant County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Grant County Cities and Towns include Arthur, Bayard, Cabins, Dorcas, Gormania, Lahmansville, Landes Station, Maysville, Medley, Mount Storm, Petersburg, Wilson
Grant County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Grant County, WV Courthouse
The Grant County Courthouse is located in Petersburg, 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 Grant 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.
- Grant County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1866, Marriage Records from 1866, Land Records from 1866 and Probate Records from 1866.
- Grant County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1866.
Grant County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Grant 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
Grant County, West Virginia Resources
- Grant County Historical Society
- Grant County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Grant County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Grant County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Grant County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Grant Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Grant County Encyclopedia
- Grant County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Grant Co. WVGenweb
- Grant County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Grant County, West Virginia Military Records