Preston County, West Virginia Records

Preston County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on January 19, 1818 from portions of Monongalia County. The county was named in honor of James Patton Preston (1774-1843), Governor of Virginia.

Preston County is bordered by Fayette County, Pennsylvania (north), Garrett County, Maryland (east), Grant County (southeast), Tucker County (south), Barbour County (southwest), Taylor County (west), Monongalia County (northwest). A Map of Preston County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Preston County Cities and Towns include Horse Shoe Run, Howesville, Independence, Israel, Little Sandy, Manheim, Manown, Marquess, Mount Olivet, Mount Vernon, Orr, Pisgah, Pleasantdale, Preston, Rockville, Rodemer, Rohr, Ruthbelle, Saint Joe, Scotch Hill, Sell, Silver Lake, Sinclair, Snider, Stevensburg, Sugar Valley, Threefork Bridge, Turner Douglass, Valley Point, Victoria, West End, White Oak Springs, Zevely, Bruceton Mills, Reedsville, Newburg, Kingwood, Masontown, Rowlesburg, Terra Alta, Albright, Tunnelton, Brandonville , Afton, Alpine Lake, Amboy, Arthurdale, Aurora, Austen, Borgman, Bretz, Cascade, Clifton Mills, Corinth, Cuzzart, Denver, Evansville, Fellowsville, Eglon, Gladefarms, Hazelton, Hopemont, Hopewell

Preston County, West Virginia Courthouse Records

Preston County, West Virginia Courthouse
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Preston County, WV Courthouse

The Preston County Courthouse is located in Kingwood, 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 Preston 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. Lost all Deaths, Marriages, Wills and Deed records before 1869 in a courthouse fire in 1869.

Preston County, West Virginia Census Records

Preston County, West Virginia Vital Records

Preston County, West Virginia Resources

Preston County, West Virginia External Links

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