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Boone County, West Virginia
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Boone County, West Virginia Facts
When was Boone County, WV Created?
Boone County was established on March 11, 1847 from Cabell County, Kanawha County and Logan County.
What is the County Seat of Boone County, WV?
The County Seat is located in Madison and the county government website is http://www.boonecountywv.org/
What counties are adjacent to Boone County, WV?
Bordering Counties are Kanawha County, Raleigh County, Wyoming County, Logan County, Lincoln County.
Boone County, WV Vital Records
Where can find Boone County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Boone 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 Boone 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.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- USGenweb Archives West Virginia Marriage Project
- Vital Research Records Search Selection
- West Virginia, Births and Christenings, 1853-1928
- West Virginia, Births, 1853-1930
- West Virginia, Marriages, 1853-1970
- West Virginia, Marriages, 1854-1932
- West Virginia, Deaths and Burials, 1854-1932
- West Virginia, Deaths, 1853-1970
Boone County, WV Census Records
What Boone County, WV census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Boone County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Boone Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Boone Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Boone 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
Boone County, WV Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Boone County Courthouse?
The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also West Virginia Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Boone County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 200 State Street, Madison, WV 25130
- Courthouse History
- Boone County Clerk
- Phone: 304-369-7330
- Birth / Death Records: 1865
- Marriage Records: 1865
- Land Records: 1865 (Records Missing for Deeds: Book C)
- Probate Records: 1865 (Records Missing for Wills: Book A)
- Boone County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Phone: 304-369-7321
- Court Records: 1865
Boone County, WV Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Boone County, WV?
A list of Boone County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide West Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Boone County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 306, Madison 25130
- West Virginia Archives and History, The Cultural Center; 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, E.; Charleston, WV 25305-0300
- West Virginia and Regional History Collection, West Virginia University, Colson Hall, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506; (304) 293-3536
- West Virginia Genealogical Society, Post Office Box 249, Elkview, West Virginia 25071
- West Virginia Historical Society, PO Box 5220, Charleston, WV 25361
Where can I connect with other Boone County, WV Researchers through message boards and forums?
- West Virginia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Boone County, West Virginia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Boone County
- Boone County, West Virginia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Boone County, WV?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Boone 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.
Boone Co. WV Books, Newspapers & Publications
- West Virginia Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- West Virginia historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from West Virginia (1808 – 1904) (genealogybank.com) Quickly identify names and keywords and phrases in over 450 million publications, obituaries, marriage announcements, birth announcements as well as other items written and published in over 2,800 historical U.S. newspapers. New content added every month!
- Boone County, West Virginia Books (amazon.com)
- Search West Virginia Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Boone County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Boone Co. WV Church & Cemeteries
- West Virginia Church and Cemetery Research Guide
- Boone Co., West Virginia Graves (findagrave.com)
- Boone County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Boone Co., West Virginia Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Boone Co., West Virginia Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Boone County, West Virginia Church Books (amazon.com)
Boone Co. WV Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- West Virginia Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Boone Co. WV General and History Websites
- See Also State History for West Virginia
- Boone County, West Virginia Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Boone County History (polsci.wvu.edu)
- Annals of Southwest Virginia, 1769-1800 (search.ancestry.com)
- Boone County Encyclopedia (wvencyclopedia.org)
- Boone County, West Virginia Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Boone Co. WV Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Boone County, West Virginia (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – West Virginia – Counties – Boone (cyndislist.com)
- Boone County West Virginia (genealogytrails.com)
- Boone Co. West Virginia Genealogy Page, USGenWeb Project (wvgenweb.org)
- Boone County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Boone Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Boone Co. WV Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of West Virginia Links and Information
- 1895 Boone County Map (livgenmi.com)
Boone Co. WV Military Records
- West Virginia Military Records Research Guide
- West Virginia Military Records (fold3.com) provides access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the West Virginia women and men which served. Ideal for Boone County genealogists, researchers, historians and more.