Wetzel County, West Virginia Records
Wetzel County is bordered by Marshall County (north), Greene County, Pennsylvania (northeast), Monongalia County and Marion County (east), Harrison County (southeast), Doddridge County (south), Tyler County (southwest), Monroe County, Ohio (west). A Map of Wetzel County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Wetzel County Cities and Towns include Alvy, Big Run, Burton, Coburn, Folsom, Hastings, Hundred, Jacksonburg, Knob Fork, Lima, Littleton, New Martinsville, Paden City, Pine Grove, Porters Falls, Reader, Smithfield, Wileyville
Wetzel County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Wetzel County, WV Courthouse
The Wetzel County Courthouse is located in New Martinsville, 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 Wetzel 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.
- Wetzel County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1854, Marriage Records from 1845, Land Records from 1846 and Probate Records from 1847.
- Wetzel County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1846.
Wetzel County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1850, 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: 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
Wetzel 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
Wetzel County, West Virginia Resources
- Wetzel County Genealogical Society
- Wetzel County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Wetzel County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Wetzel County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Wetzel County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Wetzel Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Wetzel County Encyclopedia
- Wetzel County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Wetzel Co. WVGenweb
- Wetzel County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Wetzel County, West Virginia Military Records