Boone County, West Virginia Records
Boone County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on March 11, 1847 from portions of Cabell County, Kanawha County and Logan County. The county was named in honor of Daniel Boone (1734-1820), the famous hunter and explorer, founder of Kentucky, Lieutenant Colonel of the Virginia militia, and member of the Virginia General Assembly representing Kanawha County (in 1791)
Boone County is bordered by Kanawha County (north), Raleigh County (east), Wyoming County (south), Logan County (southwest), Lincoln County (west). A Map of Boone County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Boone County Cities and Towns include Artie, Ashford, Bald Knob, Bandytown, Barrett, Bim, Bloomingrose, Bob White, Comfort, Costa, Danville, Foster, Garrison, Gordon, Hewett, Jeffrey, Julian, Madison, Nellis, Orgas, Ottawa, Packsville, Peytona, Prenter, Racine, Ramage, Ridgeview, Seth, Sylvester, Turtle Creek, Twilight, Uneeda, Van, Wharton, Whitesville
Boone County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Boone County, WV Courthouse
The Boone County Courthouse is located in Madison, 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 Boone 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.
- Boone County Courthouse
- Boone County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1865, Marriage Records from 1865, Land Records from 1865 and Probate Records from 1865.
- Boone County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1865.
Boone 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
Boone 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
Boone County, West Virginia Resources
- Boone County Genealogical Society
- Boone County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Boone County, West Virginia Genealogy Boards
Boone County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Boone County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Boone Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800
- Boone County Encyclopedia
- Boone County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Boone Co. WVGenweb
- Boone County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Boone County, West Virginia Military Records