Wyoming County, West Virginia Genealogy

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

This article is about the county in the southern West Virginia. For other uses, see Wyoming (disambiguation).
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Online Records

Wyoming County, West Virginia
Map of West Virginia highlighting Wyoming 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 1850
County Seat Pineville

County Courthouse

Wyoing County, West Virginia Courthouse.JPG

Wyoming County Courthouse
Bank Street
Pineville, WV 24874
Phone: 304 732-8000

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death from 1853
Probate and Land from 1853
Bond books and court order books from 1850
Clerk Circuit Court Divorce and Court Records[1]


Wyoming County West Virginia History

Wyoming County West VirginiaHistory rootsweb

Parent County

1850--Wyoming County was created 26 January 1850 from Logan County.
County seat: Pineville [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wyoming County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Wyoming CountyCities & Towns

Neighboring Counties




Wyoming County, West Virginia Cemeteries

Wyoming County, West Virginia Tombstone Transcription Project

Wyoming County, West Virginia Find a Grave

Cemeteries in Wyoming County, West Virginia


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




West Virginia Court Orders

Wyoming County West Virginia Court House Picture


  • [Cooke] "John Cooke First Settler of Wyoming County," Virginia Genealogical Society Quarterly, Vol. 2, No. 3 (Jul. 1964):44-45. Digital version at Ancestry ($).


Local Histories

Reference Book of Wyoming County by Mary Keller Bowman

       Logan County Recreated (includes 1850 Wyoming County, Virginia Census) & more


1850 Map of Virginia and West Virginia

Wyoming County West Virginia 1895 map

Wyoming County, West Virginia Map

Trails Rus - Wyoming County, West Virginia


Civil War

Regiments. Service men in Wyoming County, West Virginia Genealogy served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Wyoming County, West Virginia Genealogy:


- 1st Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry) (Confederate). Company H.
- 2nd Regiment, Virginia State Line (Cavalry) (Confederate). Company G.
- 22nd Regiment, Virginia Infantry (1st Kanawha Regiment). Company H (Wyoming Riflemen).[3]
- 34th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Witcher's Battalion, Virginia Mounted Rifles) (Confederate). Company K.[4]
- 45th Battalion, Virginia Infantry (Confederate). Companies B, C, and D.[5]


- 8th Regiment, West Virginia Infantry.[6]

Records and histories are available, including:


West Virgina, Naturalization Records, 1814-1991

The Register Herald.com

Wyoming County News


Wyoming County, West Virginia Will Books 1850 - 1967

West Virginia Will Books

Research Guides

  • "A Guide to the Counties of Virginia: Wyoming County," The Virginia Genealogist, Vol. 24, No. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1976):300-301. Available at FHL; digital version at American Ancestors ($).


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 1850-1851, 1854-1968 - free.


Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Wyoming County Public Library

Wyoming County Genealogical Society;P O Box 1456, Pineville, WV 24874

Web Sites


  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wyoming 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).
  3. Terry D. Lowry, 22nd Virginia Infantry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1988). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 44.
  4. Scott C. Cole, 34th Virginia Cavalry (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1993). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 94.
  5. Jeffrey C. Weaver, 45th Battalion Virginia Infantry, Smith and Count's Battalions of Partisan Rangers (Lynchburg, Va.: H.E. Howard, 1994). FHL Book 975.5 M2vr v. 102.
  6. Ronald R. Turner, 7th West Virginia Cavalry (Manassas, Va.: R.R. Turner, 1989). Digital version at Raleigh County West Virginia GenWeb; FHL Book 975.4 M2t.

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