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Wood County
was formed in 1798 from the western part of Harrison County and it was named for James Wood, governor of Virginia from 1796 to 1799
Its county seat is Parkersburg


Wood County Courthouse

Cities and Towns
* North Hills * Parkersburg * Vienna * Williamstown

Unincorporated Communities
* Belleville * Blennerhassett * Boaz * Bonnivale
* Cedar Grove * Central * Dallison * Davisville
* Deerwalk * Fort Neal * Kanawha * Lubeck
* Mineralwells * New England * Pettyville * Rockport
* Slate * Volcano * Walker * Washington * Waverly



Wood County Online Data

BIOGRAPHIES

BIRTHS

CEMETERIES

CENSUS

CHURCH RECORDS

 FAMILY BIBLES AND RECORDS

MARRIAGES

HISTORY

MILITARY DATA

NEWSPAPER DATA

OBITUARIES

WILLS

Website Updates:
Sep 2014:  bios for GROSS, HAY
Aug 2014:  1883 Pensioners; Crime news for GLENN, HISSOM
Mar 2014:  History Sketch of Wood County
Nov 2013:  bio for BARRETT

Dec 2012:
Howard Cole Biography, Walter De Rosset Coles Biography, Hattie Curry Obituary, Tilley Eskey Obituary, Hughes Obituary, Susan Huff Obituary, Cass Rathbone Obituary, Sigafoose Obituary, Spies Obituary, Barnes - Wilson Marriage, Geiger - Barechie Marriage, Joyce - Conley Marriage, Logan - Hutchinson Marriage, Bad Accident At Parkersburg, WWII Honor List

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