West Virginia Links


Here are some interesting links to McDowell County and other West Virginia sites.
If you would like to add one, just let us know!


 

McDowell
County
McDowell County Historical Society
HC 61 Box 37-B
Paynesville, WV 24873
President: Dr. Tom Hatcher
Secretary/Treasurer: Geneva Steele

McDowell County Clerk
90 Wyoming St., Ste. 109
Welch, WV 24801
304.436.8544

Welch Daily News
Box 569
Welch, WV 24801
304.436.3144
$7.50 mth./$75.00 year subscription (only archives back a few years)

Craft Memorial Library, Bluefield, WV
Obituaries
Obtain an obituary from 1896 to date. Small fee, based on time to locate, so send as much information as possible/requested.


West
Virginia

W.V. State Highway Dept. / WV Division of Highways
1900 Kanawha Blvd. East
Building S Rm. A848
Charleston, WV 25305-0430
304.558.2868
County Maps $1.20 /shipping tube $3.50 (includes cemeteries, sinks, etc.) (Don't forget to write county you are requesting on your check!)

West Virginia Division of Tourism
800.225.5982
(WV Division of Tourism will mail free info on state events, locations, etc., including a copy of a very nice WV Magazine.)

USGenWeb Home Page

WVGenWeb Home Page

WV Archives and History

WV Birth/Death Certificate Requests

WV Division of Culture and History

WV Online

WV Press Online

WV State Home Page

 

This next one is not exactly a "West Virginia site" per se. This link is to Alex Schust's book, "Billion Dollar Coalfield," which is a really interesting and useful book about McDowell County coal mine history.

If you see a book you would like to read, but not necessarily buy, contact your local library. Even if they don't have a copy, they can use their interlibrary loan program to borrow a copy for you. It might take a month or two, but it's a great way to preview books.

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Last Updated: 3/6/2016