Tyler County



Middlebourne

Population 2010 Census: 815
Median Age: 42.5 years

Courthouse: Completed 1854; redesign and addition 1922
Architect: addition, Holmboe & Pogue


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Formed: 1814
Named: In honor of John Tyler, 8th Governor of Virginia and father of John Tyler, 10th President
County Seat: Middlebourne
Land in Square Miles: 256.29
Population 2010 Census: 9,208
Persons per Square Mile 2010: 35.9

Primary Sources Online
Moses Gas Well, 1895
Tyler Window Glass Company labor strike, 1903
1960 Presidential Campaign in Tyler County

The town of Friendly   (dialup)    (broadband)

Civil War
Capture of Secession Cannon--A Raid on Sistersville, 1861
Disarming Secessionists, 1861
Tyler County and the War, 1862
New State Meeting in Tyler County, 1863
Tyler County, 1863
Meeting in Tyler County, 1865
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 1
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 3
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 6
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 7
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 8
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 10
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 12
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 14
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 16
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 20
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 26
Tyler County Union Militia Letters, Folder 27

Photographs
Photographs of Schools in Tyler County, A-O
Photographs of Schools in Tyler County, P-Z
Sistersville Baseball Team

Secondary Sources Online
List of Tyler County Legislators
"John Brown and the Oberlin Lands," by Boyd B. Stutler (West Virginia History)
Great Pre-Historic Ruins at Bens Run



Teacher Resources

West Virginia Archives and History