Place:Pendleton, West Virginia, United States

NamePendleton
Alt namesPendletonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates38.683°N 79.35°W
Located inWest Virginia, United States     (1863 - )
Also located inVirginia, United States     (1788 - 1863)
See alsoPocahontas, West Virginia, United StatesChild 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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Pendleton County is a county located in the State of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,695/ Its county seat is Franklin. It was created by the Virginia General Assembly in 1787 which became effective in 1788 from parts of Augusta, Hardy, and Rockingham Counties and was named for Edmund Pendleton (1721–1803), a distinguished Virginia statesman and jurist. Pendleton County was strongly pro-Confederate during the American Civil War, however there were pockets of Union support.

Spruce Knob, located in Pendleton County, is the highest point in the state and in the Alleghenies, its elevation being 4,863 feet. Parts of the Monongahela and George Washington National Forests are also located in Pendleton.

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Sites on the National Register of Historic Places

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This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Pendleton County, West Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.

There are 13 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1788 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1789 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1789 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1789 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1800 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 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
1790 2,452
1800 3,962
1810 4,239
1820 4,846
1830 6,271
1840 6,940
1850 5,795
1860 6,164
1870 6,455
1880 8,022
1890 8,711
1900 9,167
1910 9,349
1920 9,652
1930 9,660
1940 10,884
1950 9,313
1960 8,093
1970 7,031
1980 7,910
1990 8,054

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Pendleton County, Virginia was established in 1787 from portions of Augusta, Hardy, Rockingham and Bath Counties. It became part of West Virginia, when it became a state in 1863. Pendleton County was named after Judge Edmund Pendleton, of early Caroline County.


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