Tucker County, West Virginia Genealogy

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Guide to Tucker County West Virginia genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Tucker County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Tucker 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 1856
County Seat Parsons
Tucker County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG
Address Tucker County Courthouse
215 1st Street
Parsons, WV 26287
Phone: 304-478-2414
Tucker County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has bird, marriage, death since 1856 Clerk Circuit Court has Divorce & Court Records & Naturalization Records[1]


Parent County

1856--Tucker County was created 7 March 1856 from Randolph County.
County seat: Parsons [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Tucker County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties





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



Local Histories


Map of 1850 Virginia and West Virginia





Tucker County, West Virginia Will Books 1825 - 1970


Online West Virginia Tax site

West Virginia real and personal property tax records are managed by the County Assessor in each county. Land and land improvements are considered real property while mobile property is classified as personal property.

Many County Assessors offer an online searchable database, where assessment record searches can be performed by name, account number, year, or mp/parcel number. Where online records are not available, requests for records can be made to the Assessment Office in person, by phone, or in writing.

The search for tax information can start here

Vital Records

. Includes marriages 1856-1969 - free.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

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  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Tucker County, West Virginia. Page 746 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

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