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Ohio County
was formed from the District of West Augusta, VA in 1776. It was named for the Ohio River, which forms its western boundary. West Liberty (formerly Black's Cabin) was the county seat from 1777 to 1797. The city of Wheeling has been the county seat since that time
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Incorporated Communities
Village of Bethlehem
Village of Clearview
Town of Triadelphia
Village of Valley Grove
Town of West Liberty
City of Wheeling (partly in Marshall County)


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Ohio County Data

Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

School Records

Website Updates:
Sep 2014:  bios for BROTHERS, POLLOCK
Aug 2014:  obit for DUFF
Mar 2014:  marriage announcement for MCCREARY-BURDICK; 1883 Pensioners; bio for POOL; 1777 Oaths of Allegiance to King George III
Nov 2013:  Marriage records, sick list news for LOUGH;  fire news story.  Marriage Announcement for SMITH-ROBINSON
Apr 2013: McCREARY, BISSELL, FICKIESON obits



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Surrounding Counties

Brooke County (north)

Marshall County (south)

Jefferson County, Ohio (northwest)

Washington County, Penn (east)

Belmont County, Ohio (west)

 


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