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'''The original counties of West Virginia'''
 
'''The original counties of West Virginia'''
  
In 1863, the following counties, formerly parts of the Commonwealth of Virginia, formed the newly created State of West Virginia:  
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In 1863, the following counties, formerly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, formed the newly created State of West Virginia:  
  
 
Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, [http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Fayette_County Fayette], Gilmer, Grant, [http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Greenbrier_County Greenbrier], Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming.
 
Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, [http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Fayette_County Fayette], Gilmer, Grant, [http://www.wvexp.com/index.php/Greenbrier_County Greenbrier], Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming.

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The original counties of West Virginia

In 1863, the following counties, formerly of the Commonwealth of Virginia, formed the newly created State of West Virginia:

Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant, Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason, McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan, Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam, Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler, Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming.

Between 1866 and 1895, five additional counties were created by acts of the legislature:

Mineral County, from Hampshire County; Grant County, from Hardy County; Lincoln County, from parts of Cabell, Putnam, Kanawha, and Boone Counties; Summers County, from parts of Greenbrier, Monroe, Mercer, and Fayette County; and Mingo County, from Logan County.