National Register of Historic Places listings in West Virginia

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This is a list of properties and historic districts in West Virginia that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. There are listings in every one of West Virginia's 55 counties.

Listings range from prehistoric sites such as Grave Creek Mound, to Cool Spring Farm in the state's eastern panhandle, one of the state's first homesteads, to relatively newer, yet still historical, residences and commercial districts.

Contents: Counties in West Virginia

          This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted May 10, 2024.[1]

Current listings by county

The following are approximate tallies of current listings by county. These counts are based on entries in the National Register Information Database as of April 24, 2008[2] and new weekly listings posted since then on the National Register of Historic Places web site.[3] There are frequent additions to the listings and occasional delistings and the counts here are approximate and not official. New entries are added to the official Register on a weekly basis.[4] Also, the counts in this table exclude boundary increase and decrease listings which only modify the area covered by an existing property or district, although carrying a separate National Register reference number.

Sam Black Church, in Greenbrier County
South Charleston Mound, in Kanawha County
Alexander Campbell Mansion in Brooke County
Samuel Taylor Suit Cottage, in Morgan County
Wheeling Suspension Bridge in Ohio County
County # of Sites Region[5]
1 Barbour 12 Mountaineer Country
2 Berkeley 120 Eastern Panhandle
3 Boone 4 Metro Valley
4 Braxton 10 Mountain Lakes
5 Brooke 24 Northern Panhandle
6 Cabell 39 Metro Valley
7 Calhoun 2 Mid-Ohio Valley
8 Clay 1 Mountain Lakes
9 Doddridge 9 Mountaineer Country
10 Fayette 28 New River/Greenbrier Valley
11 Gilmer 10 Mountain Lakes
12 Grant 7 Potomac Highlands
13 Greenbrier 45 New River/Greenbrier Valley
14 Hampshire 28 Potomac Highlands
15 Hancock 11 Northern Panhandle
16 Hardy 25 Potomac Highlands
17 Harrison 21 Mountaineer Country
18 Jackson 10 Mid-Ohio Valley
19 Jefferson 85 Eastern Panhandle
20 Kanawha 88 Metro Valley
21 Lewis 13 Mountain Lakes
22 Lincoln 2 Metro Valley
23 Logan 5 Metro Valley
24 Marion 24 Mountaineer Country
25 Marshall 12 Northern Panhandle
26 Mason 12 Metro Valley
27 McDowell 17 New River/Greenbrier Valley
28 Mercer 19 New River/Greenbrier Valley
29 Mineral 11 Potomac Highlands
30 Mingo 8 Metro Valley
31 Monongalia 44 Mountaineer Country
32 Monroe 26 New River/Greenbrier Valley
33 Morgan 16 Eastern Panhandle
34 Nicholas 13 Mountain Lakes
35 Ohio 52 Northern Panhandle
36 Pendleton 13 Potomac Highlands
37 Pleasants 2 Mid-Ohio Valley
38 Pocahontas 23 Potomac Highlands
39 Preston 22 Mountaineer Country
40 Putnam 7 Metro Valley
41 Raleigh 11 New River/Greenbrier Valley
42 Randolph 38 Potomac Highlands
43 Ritchie 6 Mid-Ohio Valley
44 Roane 6 Mid-Ohio Valley
45 Summers 8 New River/Greenbrier Valley
46 Taylor 6 Mountaineer Country
47 Tucker 11 Potomac Highlands
48 Tyler 10 Northern Panhandle
49 Upshur 7 Mountain Lakes
50 Wayne 9 Metro Valley
51 Webster 7 Mountain Lakes
52 Wetzel 4 Northern Panhandle
53 Wirt 6 Mid-Ohio Valley
54 Wood 48 Mid-Ohio Valley
55 Wyoming 4 New River/Greenbrier Valley
(duplicates) (4)[6] n/a
Total: 1,097 n/a

See also


  1. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved May 10, 2024.
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. April 24, 2008.
  3. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service. Archived from the original on June 20, 2000. Retrieved January 2, 2009.
  4. ^ Weekly List Actions, National Register of Historic Places website
  5. ^ Grouping of counties into regions, as defined by West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History, following West Virginia Department of Tourism regions. This partition is similar to groupings used by other organizations and tourism guidebooks.
  6. ^ The following sites are listed in multiple counties: Alderson Bridge (Greenbrier and Monroe), Alderson Historic District (Greenbrier and Monroe), Fairfax Stone Site (Grant, Preston and Tucker).

External links

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