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When was Pocahontas County, WV Created?
Pocahontas County was established on December 21, 1821 from parts of Bath County, 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.
What counties are adjacent to Pocahontas County, WV?
Bordering Counties are Randolph County (north), Pendleton County (northeast), Highland County, Virginia (east), Bath County, Virginia (southeast), Greenbrier County (southwest), Webster County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Pocahontas County, WV?
Cities and towns located in the County include Arbovale, Bartow, Buckeye, Cass, Droop, Dunmore, Durbin, Green Bank, Hillsboro, Marlinton, Mill Point, Minnehaha Springs, Seebert, Slatyfork, Snowshoe, Stony Bottom
Where can find Pocahontas County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Pocahontas County vital records can be found at the West Virginia Office of Vital Records which has copies of birth and death records from January 1917 to present; marriage records from 1921 to present and divorce records from 1968 to present. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in West Virginia for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Pocahontas County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for West Virginia Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
What Pocahontas County, WV census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Pocahontas County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Pocahontas Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Pocahontas Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Pocahontas Co. Union Veterans Schedules can be obtained for 1890. One can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also West Virginia Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Pocahontas County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Pocahontas County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. Until 1863 West Virginia was part of Virginia, See Virginia for Info and links for years prior to 1863. See Also West Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Pocahontas County, WV?
A list of Pocahontas County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide West Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Pocahontas County, WV Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Pocahontas County, WV?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Pocahontas County. Each of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a payment. This is basically a list which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.