McDowell County, West Virginia Records

McDowell County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on February 28, 1858 from portions of Tazewell County, Virginia (Virginia). The county was named in honor of James McDowell (1795-1851), Governor of Virginia.

McDowell County is bordered by Wyoming County (north), Mercer County (east), Tazewell County, Virginia (south), Buchanan County, Virginia (west), Mingo County (northwest). A Map of McDowell County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

McDowell County Cities and Towns include Algoma, Anawalt, Asco, Ashland, Avondale, Bartley, Berwind, Big Sandy, Bradshaw, Canebrake, Capels, Caretta, Coalwood, Crumpler, Cucumber, Davy, Eckman, Elbert, Elkhorn, English, Filbert, Gary, Gilliam, Havaco, Hemphill, Hensley, Iaeger, Isaban, Jenkinjones, Jolo, Keystone, Kimball, Kyle, Leckie, Maybeury, McDowell, Mohawk, Newhall, Northfork, Pageton, Panther, Raysal, Roderfield, Skygusty, Squire, Superior, Switchback, Thorpe, Twin Branch, Vallscreek, Vivian, War, Warriormine, Welch, Wilcoe, Worth, Yukon

McDowell County, West Virginia Courthouse Records

McDowell County, West Virginia Courthouse
McDowell County, WV Courthouse

The McDowell County Courthouse is located in Welch, 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 McDowell 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.

McDowell County, West Virginia Census Records

McDowell County, West Virginia Vital Records

McDowell County, West Virginia Resources

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