Monongalia County, West Virginia Records
Monongalia County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on October 7, 1776 from portions of the District of West Augusta (Virginia). The county was named after the Monongahela River, Latin derivation for Monongahela River named by the Algonquin (Delaware) Indians.
Monongalia County is bordered by Greene County, Pennsylvania (north), Fayette County, Pennsylvania (northeast), Preston County (east), Taylor County (southeast), Marion County (south), Wetzel County (west). A Map of Monongalia County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Monongalia County Cities and Towns include Liberty, Blacksville, Booth, Cassville, Core, Dellslow, Everettville, Granville, Little Falls, Maidsville, Morgantown, Osage, Pentress, Pursglove, Star City, Wadestown, Wana, Westover
Monongalia County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Monongalia County, WV Courthouse
The Monongalia County Courthouse is located in Morgantown, 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 Monongalia 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.
- Monongalia County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1853, Marriage Records from 1796, Land Records from 1776 and Probate Records from 1774.
- Monongalia County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1774.
Monongalia County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (destroyed), 1800 (destroyed), 1810 (fragmented), 1820, 1830, 1840, 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
Monongalia 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
Monongalia County, West Virginia Resources
- Monongalia Historical Society, P. O. Box 127, Morgantown, WV 26505
- Morgantown Public Library
- Monongalia County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Monongalia County, West Virginia Genealogy Boards
Monongalia County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- The Dominion News (Morgantown, West Virginia)
- Dominion Post (Morgantown, West Virginia)
- Monongalia County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Monongalia Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Monongalia County Encyclopedia
- Monongalia County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Monongalia Co. WVGenweb
- Monongalia County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Monongalia County, West Virginia Military Records