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Collection and Materials

Please Note:
Due to onsite patron demand our microfilm collection is not available via Interlibrary Loan. All other Local History & Genealogy materials are also non-circulating.


• Histories of Huntington and Cabell County
• State and County Histories
• County Vital and Public Records
• Family Histories


 Varied selection of local, state and traditional genealogical resources including:
• Ancestry: January 1996-current
• Foxfire Magazine: Spring 1975-current
• Goldenseal: July 1975-current
• Huntington Quarterly: Fall 1989-current
• Virginia Genealogist: January 1957-current
• West Virginia History: October 1939-current
• Wonderful West Virginia: January 1970-current
Please consult our online catalog for a complete list of periodicals available at the Cabell County Public Library.

Census Schedules

• West Virginia counties 1860 - 1940
• Assorted Virginia counties 1790 - 1860
• Various Ohio and Kentucky counties


The following newspapers are available on microfilm:

• Huntington Newspapers
• Advertiser 1895-1979
• Dailey News Digest 1952-1954
• Herald 1903-1908
• Herald-Dispatch 1909-present
• Independent and Advertiser 1873-1876
• Socialist and Labor Star 1912-1914
• Other Area Newspapers
• Charleston Gazette 1991-present
• Wayne County News 1911-1989
• National Newspapers
• New York Times 1929-2012
• Wall Street Journals 1959-1999

Newspaper Indexing Projects

The Reference Department staff is currently working on indexing certain information from the local newspapers to help with genealogy requests including an obituary index. Click here to reach the index.


We currently have a limited number of yearbooks available. Click on yearbooks for a complete list. We are always accepting yearbook donations. Please send it to the attention of the Reference Department at:
Cabell County Public Library
455 Ninth Street Plaza
Huntington, WV 25701

City Directories

We have directories available from the Huntington metro area. Click here for a complete list.