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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Directories|U.S. Directories]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West_Virginia_Directories|Directories]]''__TOC__  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Directories|U.S. Directories]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia|West Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[West Virginia Directories|Directories]]''__TOC__  
  
 
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in West Virginia.  
 
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in West Virginia.  
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==== Directories Online  ====
 
==== Directories Online  ====
  
Ancestry.com ($) has West Virginia directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.  
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*'''1882-1934''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989] at Ancestry ($) Browse collection for Wheeling, West Virginia Directories.
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*'''1902-1960''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989] at Ancestry ($) Browse collection for Huntington, West Virginia Directories.
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*'''1903-1958''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2469 U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989] at Ancestry ($) Browse collection for Charleston, West Virginia Directories.
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Other West Virginia cities with various years are available in the Ancestry city directories collection.  
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*'''1895''' [http://www.distantcousin.com/Directories/WV/ Huntington, West Virginia City Directory] -free database with images.
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*'''1923''' [http://www.distantcousin.com/Directories/WV/ Clarksburg, West Virginia City Directory] -free database with images
  
 
==== The Family History Library  ====
 
==== The Family History Library  ====
  
The Family History Library has directories for:  
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The Family History Library has microfilmed and book directories for:  
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''Charleston''
  
'''Charleston'''  
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'''1899-1934, 1940, 1991''' {{FHL|448378|subject_id|disp=Charleston, West Virginia City Directories}}<br>
  
{| class="plain FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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''Huntington''
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| 1899-1900
 
| Family History Library {{FHL|256514|title-id|disp=film 940405 item 4}}
 
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| 1922, 1930, 1940
 
| Family History Library {{FHL|975.437 E4p|disp=book 975.437 E4p}}
 
|}
 
  
'''Huntington'''  
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'''1891, 1900, 1902-1934, 1991''' {{FHL|448999|subject_id|disp=Huntington, West Virginia City Directories}} <br>
  
{| class="plain FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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''Wheeling''
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| 1899-1900
 
| Family History Library film 940405 item 4 <br>(same as above for Charleston)
 
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| 1930
 
| Family History Library&nbsp;{{FHL|975.442%2FH1 E4p|disp=book 975.442/H1 E4p}}
 
|}
 
  
'''Wheeling'''  
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'''1837, 1839, 1851, 1867, 1871, 1882-1934''' {{FHL|448390|subject_id|disp=Wheeling, West Virginia City Directories}}
  
{| class="plain FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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<br>  
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| 1839
 
| Family History Library {{FHL|533745|title-id|disp=fiche 6044636}}
 
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| 1851
 
| Family History Library {{FHL|533745|title-id|disp=fiche 6044637}}
 
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| 1899-1900
 
| Family History Library {{FHL|256514|title-id|disp=film 940405 item 4}} <br>(same as above for Charleston)
 
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| 1903/4-1934
 
| Family History Library {{FHL|533745|title-id|disp=films 1760298-303}} <br>
 
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| 1921-1922
 
| Family History Library {{FHL|975.41 E4p|disp=book 975.41 E4p}}
 
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To find directories for other cities in West Virginia look in the Family History Library catalog under [Town] or [County] West Virginia then click on [Directories].&nbsp;<br>  
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To find directories for other cities in West Virginia look in the Family History Library catalog under [Town] or [County] West Virginia then select [Directories].<br>
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===

Revision as of 16:58, 13 June 2012

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Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in West Virginia.

Resources for West Virginia Directories

Libraries and Archives

Directories Online

Other West Virginia cities with various years are available in the Ancestry city directories collection.

The Family History Library

The Family History Library has microfilmed and book directories for:

Charleston

1899-1934, 1940, 1991 Charleston, West Virginia City Directories

Huntington

1891, 1900, 1902-1934, 1991 Huntington, West Virginia City Directories

Wheeling

1837, 1839, 1851, 1867, 1871, 1882-1934 Wheeling, West Virginia City Directories


To find directories for other cities in West Virginia look in the Family History Library catalog under [Town] or [County] West Virginia then select [Directories].

Web Sites

  • US City Directories This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.