Tucker County


Population 2010 Census: 1,485
Median Age: 42.7 years

Courthouse: Completed 1900
Architect: Frank Milburn

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Formed: 1856
Named: For Henry S. George Tucker (1780-1848), an eminent jurist and statesman of Virginia
County Seat: Parsons
Land in Square Miles: 418.92
Population 2010 Census: 7,141
Persons per Square Mile 2010: 17.0

Primary Sources Online
Removal of the county seat from St. George to Parsons, 1893
1960 Presidential Campaign in Tucker County

Blackwater Falls State Park, 1984    (dialup)    (broadband)

Civil War
Distressing Condition of the Union Men out in Tucker County, 1861
Tucker County and the Guerrillas, 1862
Exciting News from Tucker, 1862
Imboden's expedition from Hardy County into Tucker County, 1862
Milroy's operations in the Northwest, 1862
Job Parsons, 1862
Proceedings of the Tucker County Convention, 1863
The Affair in Tucker County, 1864
Tucker County Union Militia Letters, Folder 1
Tucker County Union Militia Letters, Folder 2
Tucker County Union Militia Letters, Folder 5
Tucker County Union Militia Letters, Folder 9

Photographs of Schools in Tucker County
Big poplar tree, Boom and Lumber Company, Hambleton

Secondary Sources Online
List of Tucker County Legislators

West Virginia Veterans Memorial Biographies
James Gibbons Cruise
Stanislaw Frank Drwall
Walter Casimir Drwall
Harold Clyde Elyard
Frank J. Fisher Jr.
Stark Daily Godwin
Walter Lee Haynes
Kenny Huffman
Lester Fairfax Hughes
Thomas Alan Johnson
Okey Delbert Jones
Lonzo Samuel Lipscomb
Murl Harvey Murphy
Howard Salathiel Myers
Alva Dallas Nestor
Clyde Earl Parsons
Cleon Wilson Raese Jr. and Donald Walter Raese
Benjamin Harrison Sisler
Clyde Herman Slider
Fortunato Valenzise
Coy White
Kemble White Jr.
Oliver Franklin Wilfong
Roy E. Young

Teacher Resources

West Virginia Archives and History