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{{Note|See an interactive outline map of [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/West_Virginia/viewer.htm ''West Virginia Historical Counties''] at Newberry Library site<ref>[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/West_Virginia/viewer.htm ''West_Virginia Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'', John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.</ref> (Free) Enter a year, '''Refresh Map''', select '''zoom in''', then click on the map to enlarge it.}}
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{{Tip|Sort the table by '''Date Formed''' or by '''Parent Counties''' and check [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_County_Index.htm Boundary Changes] for interesting insights.}}
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Name of County'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Name of County'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Date Formed'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Date Formed'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" |'''Boundary<br>Changes'''
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Parent County'''  
 
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Parent County'''  
| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Progeny County'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240) none repeat scroll 0% 0%; -moz-background-clip: -moz-initial; -moz-background-origin: -moz-initial; -moz-background-inline-policy: -moz-initial;" | '''Counties Created by Boundary Changes'''
 
|-
 
|-
| Barbour  
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| [[Barbour County, West Virginia|Barbour]]
| 03 Mar 1843
+
| 1843  Mar 03  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BARBOUR Details]
 
| Harrison, Lewis, Randolph  
 
| Harrison, Lewis, Randolph  
 
| Taylor 1844, Upshur 1851
 
| Taylor 1844, Upshur 1851
 
|-
 
|-
| Berkeley  
+
| [[Berkeley, West Virginia|Berkeley]]
| 10 Feb 1772
+
| 1772  Feb 10  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm# Details]
 
| Frederick (Virginia)  
 
| Frederick (Virginia)  
 
| Jefferson 1801, Morgan 1820
 
| Jefferson 1801, Morgan 1820
 
|-
 
|-
| Boone  
+
| [[Boone County, West Virginia|Boone]]
| nowrap="nowrap" | 11 Mar 1847
+
| 1847  Mar 11
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BOONE Details]
 
| Kanawha, Cabell, Logan  
 
| Kanawha, Cabell, Logan  
 
| Lincoln 1867
 
| Lincoln 1867
 
|-
 
|-
| Braxton  
+
| [[Braxton County, West Virginia|Braxton]]
| 15 Jan 1836
+
| 1836  Jan 15  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BRAXTON Details]
 
| nowrap="nowrap" | Kanawha, Lewis, Nicholas  
 
| nowrap="nowrap" | Kanawha, Lewis, Nicholas  
 
| Clay 1858, Webster 1860
 
| Clay 1858, Webster 1860
 
|-
 
|-
| Brooke  
+
| [[Brooke County, West Virginia|Brooke]]
| 30 Nov 1796
+
| 1796  Nov 30  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#BROOKE Details]
 
| Ohio  
 
| Ohio  
 
| Hancock 1848
 
| Hancock 1848
 
|-
 
|-
| Cabell  
+
| [[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell]]
| 02 Jan 1809
+
| 1809  Jan 02  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CABELL Details]
 
| Kanawha  
 
| Kanawha  
 
| Boone 1847, Lincoln 1867, Logan 1824, Putnam 1848, Wayne 1842
 
| Boone 1847, Lincoln 1867, Logan 1824, Putnam 1848, Wayne 1842
 
|-
 
|-
| Calhoun  
+
| [[Calhoun County, West Virginia|Calhoun]]
| 05 Mar 1856
+
| 1856  Mar 05  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CALHOUN Details]
 
| Gilmer  
 
| Gilmer  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Clay  
+
| [[Clay County, West Virginia|Clay]]
| 29 Mar 1858
+
| 1858  Mar 29  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#CLAY Details]
 
| Braxton, Nicholas  
 
| Braxton, Nicholas  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Doddridge  
+
| [[Doddridge County, West Virginia|Doddridge]]
| 04 feb 1845
+
| 1845  feb 04  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#DODDRIDGE Details]
 
| Harrison, Tyler, Richie, Lewis  
 
| Harrison, Tyler, Richie, Lewis  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Fayette  
+
| [[Fayette County, West Virginia|Fayette]]
| 28 Feb 1831
+
| 1831  Feb 28  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#FAYETTE Details]
 
| Kanawha, Greenbrier, Logan  
 
| Kanawha, Greenbrier, Logan  
 
| Raleigh 1850
 
| Raleigh 1850
 
|-
 
|-
| Gilmer  
+
| [[Gilmer County, West Virginia|Gilmer]]
| 03 Feb 1845
+
| 1845  Feb 03  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GILMER Details]
 
| Lewis, Kanawha  
 
| Lewis, Kanawha  
 
| Calhoun 1856, Roane 1856
 
| Calhoun 1856, Roane 1856
 
|-
 
|-
| Grant  
+
| [[Grant County, West Virginia|Grant]]
| 14 Feb 1866
+
| 1866  Feb 14  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GRANT Details]
 
| Hardy  
 
| Hardy  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Greenbrier  
+
| [[Greenbrier County, West Virginia|Greenbrier]]
| 20 Oct 1777
+
| 1777  Oct 20  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#GREENBRIER Details]
 
| (Virginia)  
 
| (Virginia)  
 
| Fayette 1831, Kanawha 1788, Monroe 1799, Nicholas 1818, Summers 1871
 
| Fayette 1831, Kanawha 1788, Monroe 1799, Nicholas 1818, Summers 1871
 
|-
 
|-
| Hampshire  
+
| [[Hampshire County, West Virginia|Hampshire]]
| 13 Dec 1753
+
| 1753  Dec 13  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HAMPSHIRE Details]
 
| Frederick, Augusta (Virginia)  
 
| Frederick, Augusta (Virginia)  
 
| Hardy 1785, Mineral 1865, Morgan 1820
 
| Hardy 1785, Mineral 1865, Morgan 1820
 
|-
 
|-
| Hancock  
+
| [[Hancock County, West Virginia|Hancock]]
| 15 Jan 1848
+
| 1848  Jan 15  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HANCOCK Details]
 
| Brooke  
 
| Brooke  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Hardy  
+
| [[Hardy County, West Virginia|Hardy]]
| 17 Oct 1785
+
| 1785  Oct 17  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HARDY Details]
 
| Hampshire  
 
| Hampshire  
 
| Grant 1866, Pendleton 1787
 
| Grant 1866, Pendleton 1787
 
|-
 
|-
| Harrison  
+
| [[Harrison County, West Virginia|Harrison]]
| 03 May 1784
+
| 1784  May 03  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#HARRISON Details]
 
| Monongalia  
 
| Monongalia  
 
| Barbour 1843, Doddridge 1845, Lewis 1816, Marion 1842, Randolph 1786, Ritchie 1843, Taylor 1844, Wood 1798
 
| Barbour 1843, Doddridge 1845, Lewis 1816, Marion 1842, Randolph 1786, Ritchie 1843, Taylor 1844, Wood 1798
 
|-
 
|-
| Jackson  
+
| [[Jackson County, West Virginia|Jackson]]
| 01 Mar 1831
+
| 1831  Mar 01  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#JACKSON Details]
 
| Kanawha,Mason, Wood  
 
| Kanawha,Mason, Wood  
 
| Roane 1856, Wirt 1848
 
| Roane 1856, Wirt 1848
 
|-
 
|-
| Jefferson  
+
| [[Jefferson County, West Virginia|Jefferson]]
| 08 Jan 1801
+
| 1801  Jan 08  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#JEFFERSON Details]
 
| Berkeley  
 
| Berkeley  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Kanawha  
+
| [[Kanawha County, West Virginia|Kanawha]]
| 14 Nov 1788
+
| 1788  Nov 14  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#KANAWHA Details]
 
| Greenbrier  
 
| Greenbrier  
 
| Boone 1847, Braxton 1836, Cabell 1809, Fayette 1831, Gilmer 1845, Jackson 1831, Lincoln 1867, Logan 1824, Mason 1804, Nicholas 1818, Putnam 1848, Roane 1856
 
| Boone 1847, Braxton 1836, Cabell 1809, Fayette 1831, Gilmer 1845, Jackson 1831, Lincoln 1867, Logan 1824, Mason 1804, Nicholas 1818, Putnam 1848, Roane 1856
 
|-
 
|-
| Lewis  
+
| [[Lewis County, West Virginia|Lewis]]
| 18 Dec 1816
+
| 1816  Dec 18  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LEWIS Details]
 
| Harrison  
 
| Harrison  
 
| Barbour 1843, Braxton 1836, Doddridge 1845, Gilmer 1845, Ritchie 1843, Upshur 1851
 
| Barbour 1843, Braxton 1836, Doddridge 1845, Gilmer 1845, Ritchie 1843, Upshur 1851
 
|-
 
|-
| Lincoln  
+
| [[Lincoln County, West Virginia|Lincoln]]
| 23 Feb 1867
+
| 1867  Feb 23  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LINCOLN Details]
 
| Boone, Cabell, Kanawha  
 
| Boone, Cabell, Kanawha  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Logan  
+
| [[Logan County, West Virginia|Logan]]
| 12 Jan 1824
+
| 1824  Jan 12  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#LOGAN Details]
 
| Kanawha, Cabell  
 
| Kanawha, Cabell  
 
| Boone 1847, Fayette 1831, Mingo 1895, Wyoming 1850
 
| Boone 1847, Fayette 1831, Mingo 1895, Wyoming 1850
 
|-
 
|-
| Marion  
+
| [[Marion County, West Virginia|Marion]]
| 14 Jan 1842
+
| 1842  Jan 14  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MARION Details]
 
| Harrison, Monongalia  
 
| Harrison, Monongalia  
 
| Taylor 1844
 
| Taylor 1844
 
|-
 
|-
| Marshall  
+
| [[Marshall County, West Virginia|Marshall]]
| 12 Mar 1835
+
| 1835  Mar 12  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MARSHALL Details]
 
| Ohio  
 
| Ohio  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Mason  
+
| [[Mason County, West Virginia|Mason]]
| 02 Jan 1804
+
| 1804  Jan 02  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MASON Details]
 
| Kanawha  
 
| Kanawha  
 
| Jackson 1831, Putnam 1848
 
| Jackson 1831, Putnam 1848
 
|-
 
|-
| McDowell  
+
| [[McDowell County, West Virginia|McDowell]]
| 20 Feb 1858
+
| 1858  Feb 20  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MCDOWELL Details]
 
| Tazewell (Virginia)  
 
| Tazewell (Virginia)  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Mercer  
+
| [[Mercer County, West Virginia|Mercer]]
| 17 Mar 1837
+
| 1837  Mar 17  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MERCER Details]
 
| Giles, Tazewell (Virginia)  
 
| Giles, Tazewell (Virginia)  
 
| Summers 1871
 
| Summers 1871
 
|-
 
|-
| Mineral  
+
| [[Mineral County, West Virginia|Mineral]]
| 01 Feb 1866
+
| 1866  Feb 01  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MINERAL Details]
 
| Hampshire  
 
| Hampshire  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Mingo  
+
| [[Mingo County, West Virginia|Mingo]]
| 30 Jan 1895
+
| 1895  Jan 30  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MINGO Details]
 
| Logan  
 
| Logan  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Monongalia  
+
| [[Monongalia County, West Virginia|Monongalia]]
| 07 Oct 1776
+
| 1776  Oct 07  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MONONGALIA Details]
 
| West Augusta District  
 
| West Augusta District  
 
| Harrison 1784, Marion 1842, Preston 1818
 
| Harrison 1784, Marion 1842, Preston 1818
 
|-
 
|-
| Monroe  
+
| [[Monroe County, West Virginia|Monroe]]
| 14 Jan 1799
+
| 1799  Jan 14  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MONROE Details]
 
| Greenbrier  
 
| Greenbrier  
 
| Summers 1871
 
| Summers 1871
 
|-
 
|-
| Morgan  
+
| [[Morgan County, West Virginia|Morgan]]
| 09 Feb 1820
+
| 1820  Feb 09  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#MORGAN Details]
 
| Berkeley, Hampshire  
 
| Berkeley, Hampshire  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Nicholas  
+
| [[Nicholas County, West Virginia|Nicholas]]
| 30 Jan 1818
+
| 1818  Jan 30  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#NICHOLAS Details]
 
| Greenbrier, Kanawha  
 
| Greenbrier, Kanawha  
 
| Braxton 1836, Clay 1858, Webster 1860
 
| Braxton 1836, Clay 1858, Webster 1860
 
|-
 
|-
| Ohio  
+
| [[Ohio County, West Virginia|Ohio]]
| 07 Oct 1776
+
| 1776  Oct 07  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#OHIO Details]
 
| West Augusta District  
 
| West Augusta District  
 
| Brooke 1796, Marshall 1835, Tyler 1814
 
| Brooke 1796, Marshall 1835, Tyler 1814
 
|-
 
|-
| Pendleton  
+
| [[Pendleton County, West Virginia|Pendleton]]
| 04 Dec 1787
+
| 1787  Dec 04  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PENDLETON Details]
 
| Hardy  
 
| Hardy  
 
| Pocahontas 1821
 
| Pocahontas 1821
 
|-
 
|-
| Pleasants  
+
| [[Pleasants County, West Virginia|Pleasants]]
| 29 Mar 1851
+
| 1851  Mar 29  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PLEASANTS Details]
 
| Ritchie, Tyler, Wood  
 
| Ritchie, Tyler, Wood  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Pocahontas  
+
| [[Pocahontas County, West Virginia|Pocahontas]]
| 21 Dec 1821
+
| 1821  Dec 21  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#POCAHONTAS Details]
 
| Pendleton, Randolph  
 
| Pendleton, Randolph  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Preston  
+
| [[Preston County, West Virginia|Preston]]
| 19 Jan 1818
+
| 1818  Jan 19  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PRESTON Details]
 
| Monongalia  
 
| Monongalia  
 
| Taylor 1844
 
| Taylor 1844
 
|-
 
|-
| Putnam  
+
| [[Putnam County, West Virginia|Putnam]]
| 11 Mar 1848
+
| 1848  Mar 11  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#PUTNAM Details]
 
| Kanawha, Mason, Cabell  
 
| Kanawha, Mason, Cabell  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Raleigh  
+
| [[Raleigh County, West Virginia|Raleigh]]
| 23 Jan 1850
+
| 1850  Jan 23  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#RALEIGH Details]
 
| Fayette  
 
| Fayette  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Randolph  
+
| [[Randolph County, West Virginia|Randolph]]
| 16 Oct 1786
+
| 1786  Oct 16  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#RANDOLPH Details]
 
| Harrison  
 
| Harrison  
 
| Barbour 1843, Pocahonts 1821, Tucker 1856, Upshur 1851
 
| Barbour 1843, Pocahonts 1821, Tucker 1856, Upshur 1851
 
|-
 
|-
| Riticie
+
| [[Ritchie County, West Virginia|Ritchie]]
| 18 Feb 1843
+
| 1843  Feb 18  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#RITCHIE Details]
 
| Harrison, Lewis, Wood  
 
| Harrison, Lewis, Wood  
 
| Doddridge 1845, Pleasants 1851
 
| Doddridge 1845, Pleasants 1851
 
|-
 
|-
| Roane  
+
| [[Roane County, West Virginia|Roane]]
| 11 Mar 1856
+
| 1856  Mar 11  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#ROANE Details]
 
| Kanawha, Jackson, Gilmer  
 
| Kanawha, Jackson, Gilmer  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Summers  
+
| [[Summers County, West Virginia|Summers]]
| 27 Feb 1871
+
| 1871  Feb 27  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SUMMERS Details]
 
| Greenbrier, Monroe, Mercer  
 
| Greenbrier, Monroe, Mercer  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Taylor  
+
| [[Taylor County, West Virginia|Taylor]]
| 19 Jan 1844
+
| 1844  Jan 19  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#TAYLOR Details]
 
| nowrap="nowrap" | Barbour, Harrison, Marion, Preston  
 
| nowrap="nowrap" | Barbour, Harrison, Marion, Preston  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Tucker  
+
| [[Tucker County, West Virginia|Tucker]]
| 07 Mar 1856
+
| 1856  Mar 07  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#TUCKER Details]
 
| Randolph  
 
| Randolph  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Tyler  
+
| [[Tyler County, West Virginia|Tyler]]
| 06 Dec 1814
+
| 1814  Dec 06  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#TYLER Details]
 
| Ohio  
 
| Ohio  
 
| Doddridge 1845, Pleasants 1851, Wetzel 1846
 
| Doddridge 1845, Pleasants 1851, Wetzel 1846
 
|-
 
|-
| Upshur  
+
| [[Upshur County, West Virginia|Upshur]]
| 26 Mar 1851
+
| 1851  Mar 26  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#UPSHUR Details]
 
| Randolph, Barbour, Lewis  
 
| Randolph, Barbour, Lewis  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Wayne  
+
| [[Wayne County, West Virginia|Wayne]]
| 18 Jan 1842
+
| 1842  Jan 18  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WAYNE Details]
 
| Cabell  
 
| Cabell  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Webster  
+
| [[Webster County, West Virginia|Webster]]
| 10 Jan 1860
+
| 1860  Jan 10  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WEBSTER Details]
 
| Braxton, Nicholas  
 
| Braxton, Nicholas  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Wetzel  
+
| [[Wetzel County, West Virginia|Wetzel]]
| 10 Jan 1846
+
| 1846  Jan 10  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WETZEL Details]
 
| Tyloer  
 
| Tyloer  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Wirt  
+
| [[Wirt County, West Virginia|Wirt]]
| 19 Jan 1848
+
| 1848  Jan 19  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WIRT Details]
 
| Wood, Jackson  
 
| Wood, Jackson  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Wood  
+
| [[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood]]
| 21 Dec 1798
+
| 1798  Dec 21  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WOOD Details]
 
| Harrison  
 
| Harrison  
 
| Jackson 1831, Pleasants 1851, Wirt 1848, Ritchie 1843
 
| Jackson 1831, Pleasants 1851, Wirt 1848, Ritchie 1843
 
|-
 
|-
| Wyoming  
+
| [[Wyoming County, West Virginia|Wyoming]]
| 26 Jan 1850
+
| 1850  Jan 26  
 +
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#WYOMING Details]
 
| Logan  
 
| Logan  
 
| none
 
| none
 
|-
 
|-
| Yohogania<br>
+
| [[Yohogania County, Virginia|Yohogania]]
| 07 Oct 1776<br>
+
| 1776 Oct 07  
| West Augusta District<br>
+
| [http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/WV_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#YOHOGANIA Details]
| border settled with Pennsylvania<br>
+
| West Augusta District
 +
| border settled with Pennsylvania
 
|}
 
|}
 
+
[[Category: United States County Creations]]
[[Category:United_States_County_Creations]]
 

Revision as of 15:35, 13 August 2014


Name of County Date Formed Boundary
Changes
Parent County Counties Created by Boundary Changes
Barbour 1843 Mar 03 Details Harrison, Lewis, Randolph Taylor 1844, Upshur 1851
Berkeley 1772 Feb 10 Details Frederick (Virginia) Jefferson 1801, Morgan 1820
Boone 1847 Mar 11 Details Kanawha, Cabell, Logan Lincoln 1867
Braxton 1836 Jan 15 Details Kanawha, Lewis, Nicholas Clay 1858, Webster 1860
Brooke 1796 Nov 30 Details Ohio Hancock 1848
Cabell 1809 Jan 02 Details Kanawha Boone 1847, Lincoln 1867, Logan 1824, Putnam 1848, Wayne 1842
Calhoun 1856 Mar 05 Details Gilmer none
Clay 1858 Mar 29 Details Braxton, Nicholas none
Doddridge 1845 feb 04 Details Harrison, Tyler, Richie, Lewis none
Fayette 1831 Feb 28 Details Kanawha, Greenbrier, Logan Raleigh 1850
Gilmer 1845 Feb 03 Details Lewis, Kanawha Calhoun 1856, Roane 1856
Grant 1866 Feb 14 Details Hardy none
Greenbrier 1777 Oct 20 Details (Virginia) Fayette 1831, Kanawha 1788, Monroe 1799, Nicholas 1818, Summers 1871
Hampshire 1753 Dec 13 Details Frederick, Augusta (Virginia) Hardy 1785, Mineral 1865, Morgan 1820
Hancock 1848 Jan 15 Details Brooke none
Hardy 1785 Oct 17 Details Hampshire Grant 1866, Pendleton 1787
Harrison 1784 May 03 Details Monongalia Barbour 1843, Doddridge 1845, Lewis 1816, Marion 1842, Randolph 1786, Ritchie 1843, Taylor 1844, Wood 1798
Jackson 1831 Mar 01 Details Kanawha,Mason, Wood Roane 1856, Wirt 1848
Jefferson 1801 Jan 08 Details Berkeley none
Kanawha 1788 Nov 14 Details Greenbrier Boone 1847, Braxton 1836, Cabell 1809, Fayette 1831, Gilmer 1845, Jackson 1831, Lincoln 1867, Logan 1824, Mason 1804, Nicholas 1818, Putnam 1848, Roane 1856
Lewis 1816 Dec 18 Details Harrison Barbour 1843, Braxton 1836, Doddridge 1845, Gilmer 1845, Ritchie 1843, Upshur 1851
Lincoln 1867 Feb 23 Details Boone, Cabell, Kanawha none
Logan 1824 Jan 12 Details Kanawha, Cabell Boone 1847, Fayette 1831, Mingo 1895, Wyoming 1850
Marion 1842 Jan 14 Details Harrison, Monongalia Taylor 1844
Marshall 1835 Mar 12 Details Ohio none
Mason 1804 Jan 02 Details Kanawha Jackson 1831, Putnam 1848
McDowell 1858 Feb 20 Details Tazewell (Virginia) none
Mercer 1837 Mar 17 Details Giles, Tazewell (Virginia) Summers 1871
Mineral 1866 Feb 01 Details Hampshire none
Mingo 1895 Jan 30 Details Logan none
Monongalia 1776 Oct 07 Details West Augusta District Harrison 1784, Marion 1842, Preston 1818
Monroe 1799 Jan 14 Details Greenbrier Summers 1871
Morgan 1820 Feb 09 Details Berkeley, Hampshire none
Nicholas 1818 Jan 30 Details Greenbrier, Kanawha Braxton 1836, Clay 1858, Webster 1860
Ohio 1776 Oct 07 Details West Augusta District Brooke 1796, Marshall 1835, Tyler 1814
Pendleton 1787 Dec 04 Details Hardy Pocahontas 1821
Pleasants 1851 Mar 29 Details Ritchie, Tyler, Wood none
Pocahontas 1821 Dec 21 Details Pendleton, Randolph none
Preston 1818 Jan 19 Details Monongalia Taylor 1844
Putnam 1848 Mar 11 Details Kanawha, Mason, Cabell none
Raleigh 1850 Jan 23 Details Fayette none
Randolph 1786 Oct 16 Details Harrison Barbour 1843, Pocahonts 1821, Tucker 1856, Upshur 1851
Ritchie 1843 Feb 18 Details Harrison, Lewis, Wood Doddridge 1845, Pleasants 1851
Roane 1856 Mar 11 Details Kanawha, Jackson, Gilmer none
Summers 1871 Feb 27 Details Greenbrier, Monroe, Mercer none
Taylor 1844 Jan 19 Details Barbour, Harrison, Marion, Preston none
Tucker 1856 Mar 07 Details Randolph none
Tyler 1814 Dec 06 Details Ohio Doddridge 1845, Pleasants 1851, Wetzel 1846
Upshur 1851 Mar 26 Details Randolph, Barbour, Lewis none
Wayne 1842 Jan 18 Details Cabell none
Webster 1860 Jan 10 Details Braxton, Nicholas none
Wetzel 1846 Jan 10 Details Tyloer none
Wirt 1848 Jan 19 Details Wood, Jackson none
Wood 1798 Dec 21 Details Harrison Jackson 1831, Pleasants 1851, Wirt 1848, Ritchie 1843
Wyoming 1850 Jan 26 Details Logan none
Yohogania 1776 Oct 07 Details West Augusta District border settled with Pennsylvania
  1. [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/West_Virginia/viewer.htm West_Virginia Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, John H. Long, Editor; Peggy Tuck Sinko, Associate Editor; Gordon DenBoer, Historical Compiler; Douglas Knox, Book Digitizing Director and Digital Compiler; Emily Kelley, Research Associate; Laura Rico-Beck, GIS Specialist; Peter Siczewicz, ArcIMS Interactive Map Designer; Robert Will, Cartographic Assistant. Copyright The Newberry Library 2008.