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Welcome to Jackson County WV
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Jackson County was formed in 1831 from parts of Kanawha, Wood, and Mason Counties, and named for Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States.
Its county seat is Ripley.

Cities
Ravenswood * Ripley

Other Communities
Advent * Cottageville * Evans * Flatwoods * Fletcher * Gay * Given * Independence * Kenna * Kentuck * LeRoy
Millwood * Mount Alto * Murraysville * Rock Castle * Romance * Sandyville * Sherman
 

Jackson County Data


Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

County Records

Family Bibles

Marriage Records

School Records

Wills

Website Updates:
Mar 2014:  BLAINE, POWELL obits; Crime news for ARCHER, MITCHELL; 1883 pensioners
Feb 2013: Carney - Bean Marriage; Aultz - Douglas Marriage Announcement

Previous Updates



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Surrounding Counties

Wood County (north)

Wirt County (northeast)

Kanawha County (south)

Mason County (west)

Meigs County, Ohio (northwest)

Roane County (east)

Putnam County (southeast)


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