Place:Marshall, West Virginia, United States

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NameMarshall
Alt namesMarshallsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.867°N 80.65°W
Located inWest Virginia, United States     (1863 - )
Also located inVirginia, United States     (1835 - 1863)
See alsoOhio, West Virginia, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Marshall County is a county located in the State of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 33,107. Its county seat is Moundsville. Its southern border is the Mason-Dixon line.

Marshall County is included in the Wheeling, West Virginia, Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Marshall County is home to the largest conical burial mound in North America, at Moundsville. Marshall County was formed in 1835 from Ohio County by act of the Virginia Assembly. In 1852, on Christmas Eve, workers completed the Baltimore & Ohio railroad at Rosby's Rock in Marshall County. It is home to the New Vrindaban community of Hare Krishnas, and Prabhupada's Palace of Gold.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1835 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1835 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year 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
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
1840 6,937
1850 10,138
1860 12,997
1870 14,941
1880 18,840
1890 20,735
1900 26,444
1910 32,388
1920 33,681
1930 39,831
1940 40,189
1950 36,893
1960 38,041
1970 37,598
1980 41,608
1990 37,356

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Marshall County, Virginia was formed from Ohio County in 1835 and named for John Marshall, for thirty-four years Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Count. Elizabethtown, named as the county seat in the act creating the county, was combined with Moundsville in 1866. It became part of the State of West Virginia when it achieved statehood in 1863.

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