Kanawha County, West Virginia Records

Kanawha County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on November 14, 1788 from portions of Greenbrier County and Montgomery County, Virginia. The county was named after the Kanawha River that runs through the county.

Kanawha County is bordered by Roane County (north), Clay County (northeast), Nicholas County (east), Fayette County (east), Raleigh County (southeast), Boone County (south), Lincoln County (southwest), Putnam County (west), Jackson County (northwest). A Map of Kanawha County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Kanawha County Cities and Towns include Alum Creek, Belle, Big Chimney, Blount, Blue Creek, Burnwell, Cabin Creek, Carbon, Cedar Grove, Charleston, Chesapeake, Clendenin, Corton, Crown Hill, Dawes, Decota, Diamond, Drybranch, Dunbar, East Bank, Elkview, Eskdale, Falling Rock, Frame, Gallagher, Glasgow, Handley, Hansford, Hernshaw, Hugheston, Institute, Jefferson, Kayford, Leewood, London, Mahan, Malden, Mammoth, Marmet, Miami, Montgomery, Nitro, Ohley, Pinch, Pond Gap, Pratt, Quick, Quincy, Saint Albans, Sharon, Shrewsbury, Sissonville, Smithers, South Charleston, Spring Hill, Tad, Tornado, Whittaker, Winifrede

Kanawha County, West Virginia Courthouse Records

Kanawha County, West Virginia Courthouse
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Kanawha County, WV Courthouse

The Kanawha County Courthouse is located in Charleston, 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 Kanawha 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.

Kanawha County, West Virginia Census Records

Kanawha County, West Virginia Vital Records

Kanawha County, West Virginia Resources

Kanawha County, West Virginia External Links

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