Place:Tucker, West Virginia, United States

NameTucker
Alt namesTuckersource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates39.1°N 79.567°W
Located inWest Virginia, United States     (1863 - )
Also located inVirginia, United States     (1856 - 1863)
See alsoRandolph, 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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Tucker County is a county located in the State of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,141, making it the second-least populous county in West Virginia. Its county seat is Parsons. The county was created in 1856 from a part of Randolph County, then part of Virginia. In 1871, a small part of Barbour County, was transferred to Tucker County. The county was named after Henry St. George Tucker, Sr., a judge and Congressman from Williamsburg, Virginia.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1856 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1856 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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
1860 1,428
1870 1,907
1880 3,151
1890 6,459
1900 13,433
1910 18,675
1920 16,791
1930 13,374
1940 13,173
1950 10,600
1960 7,750
1970 7,447
1980 8,675
1990 7,728

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