Place:Webster, West Virginia, United States

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Webster County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,154. Its county seat is Webster Springs. The county was founded in 1860 and named for Daniel Webster.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1860 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1863 Effective date for move from Virginia to West Virginia Source:Wikipedia
1887 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1887 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1860 1,555
1870 1,730
1880 3,207
1890 4,783
1900 8,862
1910 9,680
1920 11,562
1930 14,216
1940 18,080
1950 17,888
1960 13,719
1970 9,809
1980 12,245
1990 10,729

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