Have roots in Marion County?
Our extensive genealogical resources can help you put together the pieces about your family’s past.
The Genealogy Room at the Marion County Public Library is an ideal place to start. Staffed by members of the Marion County Genealogy Club, the collection includes donated family histories, vital and census records, newspaper obituaries, publications, maps, old photos and more from the local area, West Virginia and surrounding states.
The Marion County Historical Society can also be an asset to your research. The museum features a diverse collection of artifacts from past centuries. Marion County also has more than 400 cemeteries, which are often key to genealogy projects.