Calhoun County founded in 1856, is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,627. Its county seat is Grantsville. Calhoun County is named for South Carolina politician John C. Calhoun.
Transcription of Hardesty's Calhoun County History as typed by Linda Fluharty Cunningham: http://www.wvgenweb.org/calhoun/hardhis.htm
This book was also transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer and published by the Calhoun County Chronicle Newspaper.
Links to Calhoun County Web Sites
West Virginia Vital Records Search Online http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/va_select.aspx This is not an index; it is the actual images online. This is not complete but the site is working to add more counties and images as they have time. Informative article about this Vital Research Records Project http://www.wvculture.org/vrr/vrrhandout.html
Calhoun County West Virginia GenWeb: http://www.wvgenweb.org/calhoun/index.htm. This excellent site has many transcribed vital records; census, marriages, births, obits, bios etc.
Source:Weaver, Bob. Hur Herald, http://www.hurherald.com/ an online newspaper published from a wide spot in the road called Hur. This site has many searchable photos, obits, deaths, old stories transcribed from very early Calhoun Chronicle newspaper. A really neat site!--Janiejac 13:40, 19 January 2008 (EST)