Hancock County, West Virginia Records

Hancock County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on January 15, 1848 from portions of Brooke County. The county was named in honor of John Hancock (1737-1793), Signer of the Declaration of Independence and Governor of Massachusetts

Hancock County is bordered by Columbiana County, Ohio (north and west), Beaver County, Pennsylvania (east), Washington County, Pennsylvania (southeast), Brooke County (south), Jefferson County, Ohio (west).

A Map of Hancock County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Hancock County Cities and Towns include Chester, New Cumberland, New Manchester, Newell, Weirton

Hancock County, West Virginia Courthouse Records

Hancock County, West Virginia Courthouse
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Hancock County, WV Courthouse

The Hancock County Courthouse is located in New Cumberland, 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 Hancock 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.

Hancock County, West Virginia Census Records

Hancock County, West Virginia Vital Records

Hancock County, West Virginia Resources

Hancock County, West Virginia External Links

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