Barbour County, West Virginia Records
Barbour County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on March 3, 1843 from portions of Harrison County, Lewis County and Randolph County. The county was named in honor of Philip Pendleton Barbour (1783-1841), U.S. Speaker of the House.
Barbour County is bordered by Taylor County (north), Tucker County (east), Randolph County (southeast), Upshur County (southwest), Harrison County (west), Preston County (northeast). A Map of Barbour County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Barbour County Cities and Towns include Belington, Brownton, Galloway, Junior, Kasson, Moatsville, Philippi, Volga
Barbour County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Barbour County, WV Courthouse
The Barbour County Courthouse is located in Philippi, 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 Barbour 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.
- Barbour County Clerk has Birth / Death Records: 1853 (Records Missing for Deaths: 1904), Marriage Records from 1843, Land Records from 1843 and Probate Records from 1843.
- Barbour County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1843.
Barbour 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: 1660-1820, 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
Barbour 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
Barbour County, West Virginia Resources
- Barbour County Historical Society Museum
- Barbour County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Barbour County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Barbour County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Barbour County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Barbour Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- The history of Barbour County, West Virginia : from its earliest exploration and settlement to the present time
- Barbour County Encyclopedia
- Barbour County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Barbour Co. WVGenweb
- Barbour County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Union and Confederate Soldiers and Sympathizers of Barbour County, West Virginia
- Barbour County, West Virginia Military Records