Morgan County, West Virginia Records
Morgan County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on February 9, 1820 from portions of Berkeley County and Hampshire County. The county was named in honor of General Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), U.S. Congressman (VA).
Morgan County is bordered by Washington County, Maryland (north), Berkeley County (east), Frederick County, Virginia (southeast), Hampshire County (southwest), Allegany County, Maryland (northwest). A Map of Morgan County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Morgan County Cities and Towns include Burlington, Carpendale, Elk Garden, Fort Ashby, Keyser, New Creek, Piedmont, Ridgeley, Short Gap, Wiley Ford
Morgan County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Morgan County, WV Courthouse
The Morgan County Courthouse is located in Berkeley Springs, 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 Morgan 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.
- Morgan County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1865, Marriage Records from 1820, Land Records from 1820 and Probate Records from 1820.
- Morgan County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1820.
Morgan County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1820, 1830, 1840, 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
Morgan 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
Morgan County, West Virginia Resources
- Morgan County Historical and Genealogical Society, Morgan County Public Library, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411; mailing address: PO Box 52, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411
- Morgan County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Morgan County, West Virginia Genealogy Boards
Morgan County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Morgan County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Morgan Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Morgan County Encyclopedia
- Morgan County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Morgan Co. WVGenweb
- Morgan County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Morgan County, West Virginia Military Records