Place:Lewis, West Virginia, United States

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Lewis County, founded in 1816, is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 16,372. Its county seat is Weston.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1816 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1816 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1816 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1817 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1817 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1853 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1863 Effective date for move from Virginia to West Virginia Source:Wikipedia

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 4,247
1830 6,241
1840 8,151
1850 10,031
1860 7,999
1870 10,175
1880 13,269
1890 15,895
1900 16,980
1910 18,281
1920 20,455
1930 21,794
1940 22,271
1950 21,074
1960 19,711
1970 17,847
1980 18,813
1990 17,223

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Lewis County, Virginia was established in 1816. It was formed from part of Harrison County, Virginia. It became part of what became the State of West Virginia in 1863.


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