Wirt County, West Virginia Records
Wirt County is bordered by Wood County (northwest), Ritchie County (northeast), Calhoun County (southeast), Roane County (south), Jackson County (southwest). A Map of Wirt County, West Virginia contains detailed information about roads and boundaries, these maps may include rural communities, churches, and cemeteries.
Wirt County Cities and Towns include Brohard, Creston, Elizabeth, Munday, Palestine
Wirt County, West Virginia Courthouse Records
Wirt County, WV Courthouse
The Wirt County Courthouse is located in Elizabeth, 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 indicates what vital, land, probate, and court records are in Wirt county. The dates indicated below are the first known records for this county which may include records of land, estates, taxes, vital records, divorces, naturalizations, voter registration, court records, and so forth. Courthouse Fire in 1910, but apparently not all records lost, as many records prior to 1910 still exist.
Although Wirt County was formed in 1848, many of its records on microfilm do not begin until much later, or have significant gaps. The Library of Virginia records on microfilm fill in some of the gaps for some birth, death and marriage records for 1854-60; Births: Before 1870; Deaths: Before 1870, 1875; Marriages: Before 1854.
- Wirt County Clerk has Birth / Death Records from 1870, Marriage Records from 1854, Land Records from 1848 and Probate Records from 1848.
- Wirt County Clerk of Circuit Court has Court Records from 1848.
Wirt County, West Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of West Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 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
Wirt 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
Wirt County, West Virginia Resources
- Wirt County Genealogical & Historical Society
- Wirt County, West Virginia Message Boards
- Wirt County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum
Wirt County, West Virginia External Links
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 - 1904)
- Wirt County, West Virginia Books - Amazon
- Wirt Co., West Virginia - FindaGrave
- Wirt County Encyclopedia
- Wirt County, West Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Wirt Co. WVGenweb
- Wirt County, West Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Wirt County, West Virginia Military Records