Place:Randolph, West Virginia, United States

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Randolph County is a county located in the state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 29,405. Its county seat is Elkins. The county was founded in 1787 and is named for Edmund Jennings Randolph.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1787 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1787 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
1856 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
1790 951
1800 1,826
1810 2,854
1820 3,357
1830 5,000
1840 6,208
1850 5,243
1860 4,990
1870 5,563
1880 8,102
1890 11,633
1900 17,670
1910 26,028
1920 26,804
1930 25,049
1940 30,259
1950 30,558
1960 26,349
1970 24,596
1980 28,734
1990 27,803

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Randolph County, Virginia was established in 1787 from part of Harrison County. It became part of West Virginia when it became a state in 1863.


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