Pleasants County



St. Marys

Population 2010 Census: 1,860
Median Age: 43.9 years

Courthouse: Completed 1925
Architect: Holmboe and Pogue

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Formed: 1851
Named: For James Pleasants, Jr., Senator from VA, and VA Governor, 1822-1825
County Seat: St. Marys
Land in Square Miles: 130.10
Population 2010 Census: 7,605
Persons per Square Mile 2010: 58.5

Primary Sources Online
Ohio River Railroad to St. Marys, 1883
1960 Presidential Campaign in Pleasants County
Willow Island Disaster, 1978

Civil War
Union Flag Raising, 1861
From Pleasants County, 1861
New State Meeting in Pleasants, 1863
New State Meeting at St. Marys, 1863
Meeting in Pleasants, 1863
Union Meeting in Pleasants County, 1863
Pleasants County Militia Roster
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 2
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 4
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 5
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 8
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 10
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 12
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 14
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 15
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 17
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 18
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 19
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 21
Pleasants County Union Militia Letters, Folder 25

Photographs
Photographs of Schools in Pleasants County

Secondary Sources Online
List of Pleasants County Legislators

West Virginia Veterans Memorial Biographies
Charles Willard Miller Jr.
Glen Edmond Pryor



Teacher Resources

West Virginia Archives and History