Summers County, West Virginia Records
Summers County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on February 27, 1871 from portions of Fayette County, Greenbrier County, Mercer County and Monroe County. The county was named in honor of George W. Summers (1804-1868), U.S. Congressman (VA) and Circuit Court judge.
Summers County is bordered by Greenbrier County (northeast), Monroe County (east), Mercer County (southwest), Raleigh County (west), Fayette County (northwest). A Map of Summers County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Summers County Cities and Towns include Ballengee, Brooks, Elton, Forest Hill, Green Sulphur Springs, Hinton, Indian Mills, Jumping Branch, Meadow Bridge, Meadow Creek, Nimitz, Pence Springs, Pipestem, Sandstone, Streeter, Talcott, True
Summers County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Summers County, WV Courthouse
The Summers County Courthouse is located in Hinton, 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 Summers 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.
- Summers County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1871, Marriage Records from 1871, Land Records from 1871 and Probate Records from 1871.
- Summers County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1871.
Summers County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Summers 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
Summers County, West Virginia Resources
- Summers County Historical Society, PO Box 1300, Hinton, WV 25951; Phone: (304) 466-0794
- Summers County Public Library
- Summers County Historic Landmarks Commission
- Summers County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Summers County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Summers County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Summers County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Summers Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800
- Summers County Encyclopedia
- Summers County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Summers Co. WVGenweb
- Summers County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Summers County, West Virginia Military Records