Place:Wyoming, West Virginia, United States

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NameWyoming
Alt namesWyomingsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.617°N 81.55°W
Located inWest Virginia, United States     (1863 - )
Also located inVirginia, United States     (1850 - 1863)
See alsoLogan, 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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Wyoming County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 23,796. Its county seat is Pineville. Wyoming County was created in 1850 from Logan County and named for the Delaware Indian word meaning "large plains".

Timeline

Date Event Source
1850 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1850 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1853 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1863 Effective date for move from Virginia to West Virginia Source:Wikipedia
1880 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
1850 1,645
1860 2,861
1870 3,171
1880 4,322
1890 6,247
1900 8,380
1910 10,392
1920 15,180
1930 20,926
1940 29,774
1950 37,540
1960 34,836
1970 30,095
1980 35,993
1990 28,990

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