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Nicholas County West Virginia
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Nicholas County was created in 1818 by the Virginia General Assembly and named for Virginia Governor Wilson Cary Nicholas.
The county seat is Summersville

Incorporated Cities and Towns
* City of Richwood
* Town of Summersville

Unincorporated Communities
* Belva * Bentree * Birch River * Calvin * Cambria * Canvas * Cottle
* Craigsville * Drennen * Enon * Fenwick * Gilboa * Holcomb
* Hookersville * Kesslers Cross Lanes * Leivasy * Lockwood * Mount Nebo
* Muddelty * Nettie * New Hope * Odell Town * Persinger * Pool
* Snow Hill * Swiss * Tioga * Werth


Nicholas County Data


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Death Records


School Records

Family Bibles


Census

Miscellaneous Data


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Military Records

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County History


County Records

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SURROUNDING COUNTIES

Fayette County
(southwest)


Webster County
(northeast)


Greenbrier County
(southeast)


Clay County

(northwest)


Braxton County
(north)


Kanawaha County
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