Roane County, West Virginia Records

Roane County, West Virginia (Map It) was created on March 11, 1856 from portions of Gilmer County, Jackson County and Kanawha County. The county was named in honor of Judge Spencer Roane (1762-1822), Virginia Supreme Court justice.

Roane County is bordered by Wirt County (north), Calhoun County (east), Clay County (southeast), Kanawha County (south), Jackson County (west).

A Map of Roane County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.

Roane County Cities and Towns include Amma, Clio, Gandeeville, Harmony, Left Hand, Linden, Looneyville, Newton, Reedy, Spencer, Tariff, Uler, Walton

Roane County, West Virginia Courthouse Records

Roane County, West Virginia Courthouse
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Roane County, WV Courthouse

The Roane County Courthouse is located in Spencer, 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 Roane 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. Both the courthouse built in 1856 and its replacement built in 1887 burned. Could not determine dates of fires. Not all records were destroyed. Many survived.

Roane County, West Virginia Census Records

Roane County, West Virginia Vital Records

Roane County, West Virginia Resources

Roane County, West Virginia External Links

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