West Virginia State Archives

WV State Capitol Complex
1900 Kanawha Blvd. E
Charleston, West Virginia 25305

West Virginia Archives and History is the state agency that collects and preserves materials on the state and makes them available to the public.

The West Virginia Archives and History web site offers detailed information on the state’s history, outlines the documents available in the State Archives, and provides assistance in conducting genealogical and historical research throughout the state of West Virginia.