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State of West Virginia

Berkeley County

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CITIES, TOWNSHIPS &
OTHER AREAS
*Town of Hedgeville
*City of Martinsburg

*Allensville
*Arden
*Baker Heights
*Baxter
*Bedington
*Berkeley
*Bessemer
*Blairton
*Bunker Hill
*Darkesville
*Douglas Grove
*Falling Waters
*Files Crossroad
*Ganotown
*Georgetown
*Gerrardstown
*Glengary
*Greensburg
*Grubbs Corner
*Hainesville
*Inwood

*Johnsontown
*Jones Springs
*Little Georgetown
*Marlowe
*Nipetown
*Nollville
*North Mountain
*Pikeside
*Ridgeway
*Scrabble
*Shanghai
*Spring Mills
*Swan Pond
*Tablers Station
*Tarico Heights
*Tomahawk
*Union Corner
*Van Clevesville
*Vanville
*Winebrenners
      Crossroad
*Wynkoop Spring

BERKELEY, the central county of the Eastern Panhandle, has a area of 320 square miles.  It was created by an act of the House of Burgesses passed February, 1772 - the twelfth year of the reign of George III.  By it two new counties were formed from Frederick, viz., Berkeley and Dunmore.  By act of October, 1777, the name of the latter was changed to Shenandoah.  The act creating the counties declared: "That from and after the said fifteenth day of May next, the inhabitants of the said counties of Berkeley and Dunmore respectively, shall discharge all fees due from them to the secretary clerks and other officers in said counties at the rate of eight shillings and four pence for every hundred weight of tobacco. ....... < Read More >

(Source:  History of W. Virginia in two parts - by Virgil A. Lewis - Publ. in Philadelphia by Hubbard Brothers - 1889)

CEMETERIES:
Allensville Cemetery
Buck Hill Cemetery
Butler Chapel Cemetery
Calvary Cemetery
Cedar Grove Cemetery
Cemetery - Name Unknown
Central Chapel Cemetery

Darkesville Cemetery
Douglas Grove Cemetery
Falling Waters Cemetery
Ganotown Cemetery
Gerrardstown Cemetery
Green Hill Cemetery
Harmony Cemetery
Hebrew Cemetery
Hedges Chapel Cemetery
Hedgesville Cemetery
James M Van Metre Cemetery
Johnsontown Cemetery
Jones Springs Cemetery
Light Cemetery Number 1
Little Georgetown Cemetery
Lutheran Cemetery
Morgan Chapel Cemetery
Mount Carmel Cemetery
Mount Hope Cemetery
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
Mount Wesley Cemetery
Mount Zion Cemetery
Mountain Side Tabernacle Cemetery

Mountain View Cemetery
Norborne Cemetery
Old Falling Waters Cemetery
Old German Lutheran Reformed Cemetery
Old Norbourne Cemetery
Old Quaker Cemetery
Old Stone Bridge Cemetery
Paynes Chapel Cemetery
Pittman Cemetery
Pitzers Chapel Cemetery
Pleasant View Memory Gardens
Providence Cemetery
Providence Quaker Cemetery
Riner Cemetery
Roe Chapel Cemetery
Rosedale Cemetery
Saint Josephs Cemetery
Salem Cemetery
Shanghai Cemetery
Smoketown Cemetery
Tomahawk Cemetery
Trinity Cemetery
Tuscarora Cemetery
Vancleveville Cemetery

 

COURTHOUSE:
126 W King St
Martinsburg, WV 25401-3210
Phone: (304)264-1923

SURROUNDING COUNTIES:
* Washington County, Maryland
* Jefferson County
* Frederick County, Virginia
* Morgan County


County Seat: Martinsburg
Year Organized: 1772
Square Miles: 321

 

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