Webster County

Webster Springs

Population 2010 Census: 776
Median Age: 45.3 years

Courthouse: Completed 1896; addition 1938
Architect: M. Frenzheim & Giesey

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Formed: 1860
Named: In honor of Daniel Webster, New England orator and statesman
County Seat: Webster Springs
Land in Square Miles: 553.47
Population 2010 Census: 9,154
Persons per Square Mile 2010: 16.5

Primary Sources Online
Holly River and Addison Railway, 1899
1960 Presidential Campaign in Webster County

Donzal Pugh of Webster Springs, 1983   (dialup)    (broadband)
Dick McClure of Webster Springs, 1983   (dialup)    (broadband)
Donzil Cutlip of Webster Springs, 1985   (dialup)    (broadband)

Civil War
A Very Neat Job by Some of the Webster County Boys, 1862
Expedition from Summersville to Addison, 1862

Photographs of Schools in Webster County
Giant sycamore tree four miles above Webster Springs

Secondary Sources Online
List of Webster County Legislators

West Virginia Veterans Memorial Biographies
Cecil Smith Hall
Raymond Arnett Helmick
Steven Paul Mollohan
Robert Elbon Stalnaker
Randall James Thomas

Teacher Resources

West Virginia Archives and History