Formed from Berkeley County in 1801 and named for Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States.
Formed from Green Bier County in 1799 and named for James Monroe, our Fifth President
Formed from parts of Kanawha, Wood and Mason Counties in 1831 and named for the seventh president, Andrew Jackson.
Formed in 1867 from parts of Kanawha, Cabell,, Putnam and Boone Counties and named for Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States.
Created from Hardy County in 1866 and named for General ( soon to be President) Ulysses S. Grant.
Source: The West Virginia Book of Lists by Gerald Timlinson and Richard C. Weigen