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Logan County, West Virginia
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Logan County, West Virginia Facts

When was Logan County, WV Created?
Logan County was established on January 12, 1824 from Cabell CountyGiles CountyKanawha County and Tazewell County.

What is the County Seat of Logan County, WV?
The County Seat is located in Logan and the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Logan County, WV?
Bordering Counties are Lincoln CountyBoone CountyWyoming CountyMingo County.

Logan County, WV Vital Records

Where can find Logan County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Logan 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 Logan County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for West Virginia Birth CertificateMarriage CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Logan County, WV Census Records

What Logan County, WV census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Logan County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Logan Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Logan Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Logan 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

Logan County, WV Courthouse and Government Records

What genealogical records can I find in the Logan County Courthouse?
The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also West Virginia Courthouse Records Research Guide.

  • Logan County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
    • Address: 300 Stratton St, Logan, WV 25601
  • Logan County Clerk
    • Phone: 304-792-8600
    • Birth / Death Records: 1872
    • Marriage Records: 1872
    • Land Records: 1824
    • Probate Records: 1873
  • Logan County Clerk of Circuit Court
    • Phone: 304-792-8550
    • Court Records:1824

Logan County, WV Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Logan County, WV?
A list of Logan County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide West Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Logan County, WV Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Logan County, WV?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Logan 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.

Logan Co. WV Books, Newspapers & Publications

Logan Co. WV Church & Cemeteries

Logan Co. WV Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

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Logan Co. WV Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Logan Co. WV Military Records