Doddridge County, West Virginia Genealogy

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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


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

West Virginia Archives & History History of Nutter's Fork Community

Neighboring Counties


Cemeteries Cemetery Records Online

Doddridge Cemeteries

Doddridge County Tombstone transcription Project

Political  Doddridge County, West Virginia


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



Doddridge County WV Churches



Local Histories


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

Doddridge County West Virginia 1895

Doddridge County, West Virginia map


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

Doddridge County Veterans Wall of Honor

Naturalization Records

West Virginia, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991


Doddridge News


Doddridge County, West VirginiaWill Books 1849-1968

West Virginia Will Books


Vital Records

West Virginia Vital Records: Birth, Death, Marriages

Societies and Libraries

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

Doddridge County Roots

Doddridge County Public Library

 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).