History of Logan County

History of Logan County, West Virginia

This page lists the articles on this website and few external websites about the history of Logan County, West Virginia.

The Old Courthouse Bell at Chief Logan ParkLogan County History - The old Courthouse Bell

Logan County Historical Markers

  • “Boots” was anything but a normal coal miner
  • 1934 Logan County
  • 1951 – Logan teacher sells $50,000 of War Bonds, wins contest
  • A Gaping Black Mouth – Macbeth 1937
  • A stringent look into the history of Logan County
  • Alderson helped elevate Logan to greatness
  • Altizer Family of Man
  • Aracoma Hotel History
  • Battle of Blair Mountain
  • Battle of the Island
  • Bits of History and Nostalgia
  • Buffalo Creek Disaster – Feb. 26, 1972
  • Buffalo Creek Flood Disaster – First Hand Account
  • City losing another historical structure
  • Dark as a Dungeon – Holden, March 8, 1960
  • Development of Education
  • Directory of Logan, WV circa 1925
  • Does Mamie Thurman Still Walk Those Hills?
  • Don Chafin
  • Double, Double, Toil and Trouble
  • Early Life In Logan County
  • Early Logan Co.: A mighty tough place to live
  • English credited with discovering coal in Logan Co.
  • Farming and Homesteads
  • Final Thoughts
  • Finding Princess Aracoma
  • Floyd D. Stollings
  • Frank Stewart Martin – Logan Bottling Company
  • Growing up with the Company Store
  • Harris Funeral Home
  • Harry S. Gay, Jr. – Gay Coal and Coke Company
  • Hatfield Pioneers
  • Henlawson, WV
  • Henry Clay Ragland
  • History of Cherry Tree
  • Jack Dempsey’s Childhood Home
  • Logan Co. people with national interest
  • Logan County Featured Videos
  • Logan Wildcats
  • Lyburn Mine Fire
  • McDonald Family of Logan County
  • Memories of the Hinchman Home
  • Mine Wars
  • Monumental efforts gave us our ‘Doughboy’
  • Mount Gay, WV
  • My Memories of Logan
  • Number Please?
  • Old City Cemetery
  • Rev. Uncle Dyke Garrett
  • Rossmore Mine
  • Spiritually reuniting Logan’s pioneer couple
  • The Civil War in Logan County
  • The Development of Medicine In Logan County
  • The Doughboy Honors Heroes
  • The End of an Era
  • The end the Hatfield political dominance
  • The First Logan High School
  • The historic cemetery in Logan
  • The Historical Hinchman House
  • The legendary Don Chafin
  • The little town at the mouth of Buffalo Creek
  • The Logan Theatre History
  • The Reverends and the Revenuers
  • The Train Station
  • Thomas Dunn English
  • William Anderson Dingess


  • 1933 Map of Logan County (pdf)

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