Grant County, West Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-14T17:09:59+00:00

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, West Virginia Courthouse
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, West Virginia Census Records

Grant County, West Virginia Vital Records

Grant County, West Virginia Resources

Grant County, West Virginia External Links