Randolph County, West Virginia Records
Randolph County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on October 16, 1787 from portions of Harrison County. The county was named in honor of Edmund Jenings Randolph (1753-1813), U.S. Attorney General and Governor of Virginia.
Randolph County is bordered by Tucker County (northeast), Pendleton County (east), Pocahontas County (south), Webster County (southwest), Upshur County (west), Barbour County (northwest). A Map of Randolph County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Randolph County Cities and Towns include Beverly, Bowden, Coalton, Dailey, Dryfork, Elkins, Ellamore, Glady, Harman, Helvetia, Huttonsville, Job, Kerens, Mabie, Mill Creek, Mingo, Monterville, Montrose, Norton, Pickens, Valley Bend, Valley Head, Whitmer, Womelsdorf, Wymer
Randolph County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Randolph County, WV Courthouse
The Randolph County Courthouse is located in Elkins, 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 Randolph 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.
- Randolph County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1856 / 1853, Marriage Records from 1787, Land Records from 1787 and Probate Records from 1787.
- Randolph County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1787.
Randolph 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
Randolph 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
Randolph County, West Virginia Resources
- Randolph County Historical Society
- Historical Society of Helvetia, General Delivery, Helvetia, WV 26224
- Randolph County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Randolph County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Randolph County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Randolph County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Randolph Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Randolph County Encyclopedia
- Randolph County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Randolph Co. WVGenweb
- Randolph County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Randolph County, West Virginia Military Records