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Revision as of 22:11, 22 February 2012

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


County Courthouse

  • Gilmer County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
     Gilmer County

10 Howard Street

Glenville, WV 26351


  • County Clerk has birth, death and court records from 1853
  • Marriage, Probate and land from 1845


Parent County

1845--Gilmer County was created 3 February 1845 from Lewis and Kanawha Counties.
County seat: Glenville[1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Gilmer County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties




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

Join us in indexing the 1940 Census


Local Histories


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia


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


West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991



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

Gilmer County Family History Hall of Fame
"May we preserve their memories & Contributions!"
Please write about deceased historians & Genealogist!

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog
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  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).