Harrison County, West Virginia Records
Harrison County is bordered by Marion County (north), Taylor County(east), Barbour County (east), Upshur County (southeast), Lewis County (south), Doddridge County (west), Wetzel County (northwest). A Map of Harrison County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Harrison County Cities and Towns include Anmoore, Bridgeport, Bristol, Clarksburg, Dawmont, Enterprise, Gypsy, Haywood, Hepzibah, Industrial, Lost Creek, Lumberport, McWhorter, Meadowbrook, Mount Clare, Nutter Fort, Stonewood, Reynoldsville, Salem, Shinnston, Spelter, Stonewood, Wallace, West Milford, Wilsonburg, Wolf Summit, Wyatt
Harrison County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Harrison County, WV Courthouse
The Harrison County Courthouse is located in Clarksburg, 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 Harrison 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.
- Harrison County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1853, Marriage Records from 1784, Land Records from 1786 and Probate Records from 1788.
- Harrison County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1784.
Harrison County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (destroyed), 1800 (destroyed), 1810 (fragmented), 1820, 1830, 1840, 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
Harrison 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
Harrison County, West Virginia Resources
- Harrison County Genealogical Society
- Harrison County Historical Society
- Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library
- Harrison County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Harrison County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Harrison County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Harrison County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Harrison Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- History of Harrison County, West Virginia
- Harrison County Encyclopedia
- Harrison County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Harrison Co. WVGenweb
- Harrison County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Harrison County, West Virginia Military Records