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Revision as of 15:52, 4 May 2012

Doddridge County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Doddridge County
Location in the state of West Virginia
Map of the U.S. highlighting West Virginia
Location of West Virginia in the U.S.
Founded 1845
County Seat West Union

United States  Gotoarrow.png West Virginia  Gotoarrow.png Doddridge County

County Courthouse

Doddridge County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Doddridge County
118 East Court Street
West Union, WV 26456

  • County Clerk has bird and death records from 1853
  • Marriage probate land records from 1845
  • Clerk Circuit Court has Court Records[1]


Parent County

1845--Doddridge County was created 4 February 1845 from Harrison, Tyler, Ritchie and Lewis Counties.
County seat: West Union [1]

Doddridge County History

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Doddridge County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Doddridge Towns

Neighboring Counties




For tips on accessing Doddridge County, West Virginia Genealogy census records online, see: West Virginia Census.

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census


Doddridge County WV Churches



Local Histories


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia|1850 Map of West Virginia]

Doddridge County, West Virginia map


West Virginia, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865

Naturalization Records

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991



Doddridge County, West VirginiaWill Books 1849-1968

West Virginia Will Books


Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records - Birth - Death - Marriages. See also How to order West Virginia Vital Records or order electronically online.

Societies and Libraries

Doddridge County Historical Society located in West Union, WV.
President: William Calhoun. Route 1, Box 3; Greenwood, WV 26360.
Secretary: Janet Sheets. Route 1, Box 43 A-2; Greenwood, WV 26360.
 Family History Centers

Web Sites


  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).