Lincoln County, West Virginia Records
Lincoln County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on February 23, 1867 from portions of Boone County, Cabell County, Kanawha County and Putnam County. The county was named in honor of Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), the 16th President of the United States.
Lincoln County is bordered by Putnam County (north), Kanawha County (northeast), Boone County (southeast), Logan County (south), Mingo County (southwest), Wayne County (west), Cabell County (northwest). A Map of Lincoln County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Lincoln County Cities and Towns include Alkol, Branchland, Ferrellsburg, Griffithsville, Hamlin, Harts, Leet, Midkiff, Morrisvale, Myra, Palermo, Ranger, Sias, Sod, Spurlockville, Sumerco, Sweetland, West Hamlin, Woodville, Yawkey
Lincoln County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Lincoln County, WV Courthouse
The Lincoln County Courthouse is located in Hamlin, 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 Lincoln 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.
- Lincoln County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1909, Marriage Records from 1909, Land Records from 1909 and Probate Records from 1909.
- Lincoln County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1909.
Lincoln County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Lincoln 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
Lincoln County, West Virginia Resources
- Lincoln County Genealogical Society
- Lincoln County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Lincoln County, West Virginia Genealogy Boards
Lincoln County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Lincoln County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Lincoln Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800
- Lincoln County Encyclopedia
- Lincoln County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Lincoln Co. WVGenweb
- Lincoln County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Lincoln County, West Virginia Military Records