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West Virginia Archives

The West Virginia Archives, a state agency, is the main repository for genealogical information. It is located at the Cultural Center on the Capitol Complex grounds on the east end of Charleston

The West Virginia Archives web site has a wealth of materials as well as information about services


Take Exit 99 of Interstate 64/77, the State Capitol/Greenbrier Street Exit.
Go south on Greenbrier Street. The capitol complex is on the right.
The Cultural Center is the large, rectangular building facing Greenbrier Street.
The entrance is in the back of the building.
There is metered parking on the north side of the building. Additional visitor parking is available at Laidley Field on Elizabeth St. with shuttle service to the complex. You may be able to find some on-street parking in the residential area to the west of the Cultural Center.

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Map of the Capitol Complex

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