Raleigh County, West Virginia Records

Raleigh County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on January 23, 1850 from portions of Fayette County. The county was named in honor of Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618), an English soldier, adventurer, explorer and poet.

Raleigh County is bordered by Kanawha County (north), Fayette County (northeast), Summers County (east), Mercer County (southeast), Wyoming County (southwest), Boone County (northwest). A Map of Raleigh County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Raleigh County Cities and Towns include Abraham, Ameagle, Arnett, Artie, Beaver, Beckley, Blue Jay, Bolt, Bradley, Clear Creek, Coal City, Colcord, Cool Ridge, Crab Orchard, Cranberry, Daniels, Dorothy, Dry Creek, East Gulf, Harper, Helen, Jonben, Josephine, Lanark, Lester, Mabscott, Mac Arthur, McAlpin, Mead, Midway, Montcoal, Naoma, Odd, Pemberton, Piney View, Princewick, Prosperity, Raleigh, Rhodell, Rock Creek, Saxon, Shady Spring, Skelton, Slab Fork, Sophia, Sprague, Stanaford, Stickney, Sullivan, Sundial, Surveyor, Tams, Terry, Whitby, White Oak, Winding Gulf

Raleigh County, West Virginia Courthouse Records

Raleigh County, West Virginia Courthouse
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Raleigh County, WV Courthouse

The Raleigh County Courthouse is located in Beckley, 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 Raleigh 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.

Raleigh County, West Virginia Census Records

Raleigh County, West Virginia Vital Records

Raleigh County, West Virginia Resources

Raleigh County, West Virginia External Links

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