Upshur County, West Virginia Records
Upshur County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on March 26, 1851 from portions of Barbour County, Lewis County and Randolph County. The county was named in honor of Abel Parker Upshur (1790-1843), U.S. Secretary of the Navy and U.S. Secretary of State.
Upshur County is bordered by Harrison County (north), Barbour County (northeast), Randolph County (southeast), Webster County (south), Lewis County (west). A Map of Upshur County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Upshur County Cities and Towns include Adrian, Alexander, Buckhannon, Century, Cleveland, Frenchton, Kanawha Head, Lorentz, Rock Cave, Selbyville, Tallmansville, Tennerton
Upshur County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Upshur County, WV Courthouse
The Upshur County Courthouse is located in Buckhannon, 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 Upshur 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.
- Upshur County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1853, Marriage Records from 1853, Land Records from 1851 and Probate Records from 1852.
- Upshur County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1851.
Upshur County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1860, 1870, 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: 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Upshur 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
Upshur County, West Virginia Resources
- The Upshur County Historical Society
- Upshur County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Upshur County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Upshur County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Upshur County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Upshur Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Upshur County Encyclopedia
- Upshur County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Upshur Co. WVGenweb
- Upshur County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Upshur County, West Virginia Military Records