Other West Virginia Links

WV Genealogy Links

Mining Your History Foundation - A Statewide Genealogy and Local History Society for "Almost Heaven" West Virginia

Allegheny Regional Family History Society - dedicated to promoting interest in and preservation of family history and genealogy throughout the Allegheny Mountain Region 

West Virginia Collection - a regional collection of published materials that deals with West Virginia and surrounding states, particularly Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky

West Virginia InfoMine - West Virginia State Library Commission

West Virginia History Database - links to Archives & History and listings of history collections

Everton's Genealogy in WV - Sources of Genealogical Information in West Virginia

FuneralNet - search their database; soon to include cemeteries

The Seventh WV Cavalry - Steve Cunningham's Civil War Page

Wheeling Area Genealogical Society - formed to foster genealogical and historical research in Wheeling and surrounding environs, including the Ohio Valley area.

McClain Printing Co - West Virginia history books and more. 

Miscellaneous WV Links - Fun Stuff

The Times - West Virginia's Online News Source

New River Net - guide to events & entertainment in the New River area of southern WV

Harper's Ferry National Historical Park - the starting place for Lewis and Clark's adventures and the ending place for John Brown's fort

CPUBCO Events Line - listing of things to do and see in WV, updated weekly

Travel and Recreation in West Virginia - online guide to travel in WV

MountainNet - West Virginia Internet service providers

Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society - founded in 1959 to "preserve documents and artifacts of railroad history

Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine - restored underground coal mine museum

Charleston Gazette - online newspaper

Charleston Daily Mail - online newspaper

West Virginia State College

West Virginia University

West Virginia University at Parkersburg

The Best of West Virginia - online guide to travel & recreation in WV

Covered Bridges of West Virginia - information on seventeen remaining covered bridges


Sites with More WV Genealogy Links

Cyndi's List of WV Resources


General Genealogical & Historical Information Sites

Genealogy Toolbox - a terrific first stop with many links and a search engine for the site.

The Genealogy Home Page - another good place to start.

Genealogy SF - with Brian's Hot List and lots of genealogy links.

Surname to Soundex Code Converter - gives the soundex code used in 1880 and later census indexes

Census Bureau - 2020 census 

National Archives and Records Administration - agency responsible for overseeing the management of the records of the federal government

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet - Over 27,450 links in over 70 categories!

American Memory Homepage - Historical Collections from the Library of Congress

Family Tree Maker - commercial software site with beginner's information and searches of their databases

Weekly Online Genealogy Newsletter - announcements and research helps

Surnames.com - surname homepages on the net


Some Helpful Reference Sites

Zip Code Finder - all codes within a radius, and population figures within a zip code

WWWebster Dictionary

Library of Congress

English-Estonian Dictionary

English-Czech Dictionary

English-Polish Dictionary

English-Hungarian Dictionary

English-Russian Dictionary



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