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BARBOUR COUNTY DATA

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County History

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Death Records

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Military Records

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

Wills/Probate Records

Recent Updates:
May 2018
-- Contributed by Mary Templeton

  • Marriage Record: Wesley - Calhoun
  • Obit: Virginia K. Wesley
  • News- Anniversary: Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Calhoun
  • Birth Record: Virginia Katherine Calhoun


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Barbour County
was formed in 1843 and named for Virginia jurist, Philip Pendleton Barbour. Philippi, the county seat, was established in 1844.
The Battle of Philippi (1861), also known as the "Philippi Races", was fought here on June 3, 1861.
It was the first land battle of the American Civil War.

Cities & Towns

City Of Belington ~ City Of Phillippi

Town Of Junior

There are many unincorporated communities

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SURROUNDING COUNTIES



Taylor County
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Randolph County
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Harrison County
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Tucker County
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Upshur County
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Preston County
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