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Below is a list of city directories held at West Virginia Archives and History. The Archives also holds West Virginia State Gazetteers for 1877, 1882-1884, 1891-92, 1895-96, 1898-1919, and 1923-24. These gazetteers contain limited listings of individuals, typically people in business, who lived in various towns across the state.

Beckley
1957, 1967-68, 1970-1981, 1983-1988, 1990-1997, 1999-2001, 2003, 2006-2016

Bluefield
1917-18, 1923-24, 1932, 1952, 1956-57, 1963, 1968, 1970-1991, 1993-2001, 2003, 2006-2010, 2016

Buckhannon
1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1995-2001, 2003, 2006-2016

Charles Town
1965, 1967, 1971, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1981, 1983, 1986, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2006-2015

Charleston
1874-75, 1883-84, 1888-1890, 1893-1896, 1899, 1901, 1903-1907, 1909, 1913-15, 1917-18, 1920, 1922, 1932, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1944, 1946, 1948-1950, 1952, 1954-2000, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-2016

Clarksburg
1900-01, 1917, 1923, 1957-58, 1964, 1971-2010, 2012-2016

Elkins
1923-24, 1957, 1961, 1964, 1969-1978, 1981-1996, 1998-2001, 2016

Fairmont
1901, 1904-05, 1917-18, 1923-24, 1927-28, 1939-1940, 1947, 1949-1950, 1953, 1956-1959, 1961, 1963, 1965, 1967-1992, 1994-2002

Fayetteville see Oak Hill

Follansbee/Wellsburg
1975, 1977, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998

Grafton
1971, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1984-1988, 1990

Huntington
1913-14, 1917, 1924, 1928, 1930, 1940, 1941, 1947, 1949, 1956-57, 1960, 1964, 1967-1981, 1983-1991, 1993-1994, 1996-2004, 2006-2016

Keyser
1968, 1972-1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1983, 1985-1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1995-1998, 2000

Lewisburg/Ronceverte/White Sulphur Springs
1974, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1992-1995, 1999-2000, 2005-2007, 2009, 2010, 2012-2016

Martinsburg
1915-16, 1922, 1957, 1963, 1967, 1968, 1971-1978, 1980-1987, 1989-1992, 1995-2002, 2004-2007, 2009-2010, 2012-2016

Morgantown
1915-16, 1922-23, 1957, 1967-1968, 1971-1978, 1980-1990, 1992, 1995, 1996, 1998-2003, 2005-2016

Moundsville
1960, 1965, 1972-1980, 1982-1992, 1994-2001, 2007-2016

New Martinsville/Paden City/Sistersville
1969, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1982, 1984-1987, 1989-1990, 1992, 1994, 1996, 1998-2000

Oak Hill/Fayetteville/Mount Hope
1970, 1972, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1996-1999, 2001, 2007-2010, 2016

Paden City see New Martinsville

Parkersburg
1877-78, 1898-99, 1907, 1911, 1916, 1957-1959, 1962, 1968, 1969, 1971-2002, 2004, 2005, 2007-2016

Point Pleasant
1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1983, 1985, 1986, 1889, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000

Princeton
1956-57, 1965, 1967, 1969, 1971-1977, 1979-1980, 1982-1998, 2000, 2002, 2006-2010, 2016

Putnam County
1978-79, 1993, 1995, 1996

Ravenswood/Ripley
1975, 1976, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1987, 1993, 2000

Ronceverte see Lewisburg

Sistersville see New Martinsville

Spencer
1924

Weirton
1971-2001 (no 1977, 1991, 1994)

Welch
1975, 1977, 1979, 1984

Wellsburg see Follansbee

Weston
1957, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, 1980, 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1994-1999, 2001, 2016

Wheeling
1851, 1859-61, 1867-1869, 1872-1884, 1890-91, 1894-95, 1915-16, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1932, 1934, 1938, 1941-42, 1944, 1957-58, 1962, 1963, 1968, 1971-1989, 1991, 1992, 1996-2002, 2004, 2007-2010, 2016

White Sulphur Springs see Lewisburg

Williamson
1971, 1973, 1975


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