WVGenWeb. West Virginia GenWeb. Visit other counties within West Virginia and learn more about projects within the GenWeb community.
West Virginia State Archives — manuscripts and other information on line. Extensive holdings of primary and secondary resources supporting family and local historical researchArchives and History Library, located in Charleston, West Virginia. See the Jefferson County Collection at the state archives.
West Virginia Birth and Death Certificates — West Virginia Health Statistics Center — Additional information on who can obtain birth and death certificates from the state.
Jefferson County Listener — growth/planning/zoning, business statistics, environment and other information.
Eastern Panhandle (West Virginia) Libraries — Guide to location of libraries in Berkeley, Morgan, Jefferson, Hampshire, Mineral, Hardy, Grant and Pendleton counties of West Virginia
Handley Regional Library, Winchester, Virginia
State of West Virginia The official state page.
Vital Research Records Search Selection — The Vital Research Records Project of the West Virginia State Archives is placing Birth, Death, and Marriage certificates on-line. Users can search the records and view scanned images of the original records. Not all of Jefferson County records are scanned, but do check back with t heis site frequently since this is an ongoing project.
Jefferson County Museum — Housed in the lower level of the Charles Town Library at 200 East Washington Street, the museum displays material relating to the Washington family and John Brown, history of Jefferson County and Civil War artifacts, a large document collection, papers of Col. R.P. Chew, CSA, and pottery and porcelain of the period.
Washington Heritage Trails Self-Guided Tours information — visit many of Charles Town's historic sites. The general website for the Washington Heritage Trail includes many historic sites throughout West Virginia's Eastern Panhandle — Jefferson, Berkeley and Morgan counties.
White House Farm — historic site in Summit Point.
Peter Burr Living History Farm, Jefferson County. The home of Peter Burr, (born 1727, Connecticut and died 1795, Berkeley County, Virginia — now Jefferson County, West Virginia), was built there about 1751 and is now known as the oldest wood frame structure in West Virginia. It is owned by the Jefferson County Historical Landmarks Commission and is known as the Peter Burr Living History Farm. The Peter Burr Society Yahoo group page was established to help locate the descendants of his 13 children. Membership is available to all interested parties. For more information, contact Cheryl (Burr) Shaw, moderator of the group.
The Station at Sheperdstown — train station, history and events.
Jefferson County Black History Preservation Society — learn about black history in the area.
West Virginia Facts More facts and links about West Virginia.