West Virginia

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Traverse the peaks and valleys of your family tree with our guide to tracing Appalachian ancestry.
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Set off one the path to family discovery with our road map to research in Appalachia.
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Find your ancestors across the country with these 75 superb state-focused genealogy websites.
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Learn about West Virginia's history and available records in this research guide that includes a map and bibliography.
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Find contact information for archives, libraries and other genealogical organizations in West Virginia.
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Use these 75 state-focused genealogy websites to find your ancestors and bust down brick walls.
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Walk in your West Virginia ancestors' footsteps at these sites.
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Use these resources to trace your ancestors in West Virginia.
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We’ll guide you around genealogical obstacles in your Mountain State research.
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Following centuries of speculation about its ethnic origins, a multiracial group in southern Appalachia known as the Melungeons may finally have some real answers about where its people come from.
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