Pocahontas County, West Virginia Records
Pocahontas County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on December 21, 1821 from portions of Bath County, Virginia, Pendleton County and Randolph County . The county was named in honor of Pocahontas (1595-1617), the Indian princess who assisted early English settlers and was the daughter of Chief Powhatan, the King of the Confederated tribes.
Pocahontas County is bordered by Randolph County (north), Pendleton County (northeast), Highland County, Virginia (east), Bath County, Virginia (southeast), Greenbrier County (southwest), Webster County (northwest). A Map of Pocahontas County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Pocahontas County Cities and Towns include Arbovale, Bartow, Buckeye, Cass, Droop, Dunmore, Durbin, Green Bank, Hillsboro, Marlinton, Mill Point, Minnehaha Springs, Seebert, Slatyfork, Snowshoe, Stony Bottom
Pocahontas County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Pocahontas County, WV Courthouse
The Pocahontas County Courthouse is located in Marlinton, 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 Pocahontas 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.
- Pocahontas County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1853, Marriage Records from 1822, Land Records from 1822 and Probate Records from 1822.
- Pocahontas County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1822.
- Pocahontas County Commission
Pocahontas County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
Pocahontas 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
Pocahontas County, West Virginia Resources
- Pocahontas County Historical Society, Inc.
- Pocahontas County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Pocahontas County, West Virginia Genealogy Boards
Pocahontas County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Pocahontas County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Pocahontas Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Pocahontas County Encyclopedia
- Pocahontas County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Pocahontas Co. WVGenweb
- Pocahontas County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Pocahontas County, West Virginia Military Records