Located in Southwestern West Virginia along the Ohio River, Cabell County was created by an act of the Virginia General Assembly on January 2, 1809 from part of Kanawha County. It was named in honor of William H. Cabell (1772-1853), who served as Governor of Virginia from 1805 to 1808. He was born on December 16, 1772 in Cumberland County Virginia, graduated from William and Mary College in 1793 and began practicing law in Richmond the following year. He was chosen as a representative to the Virginia General Assembly in 1796 and was re-selected six times until his election as Governor. After serving for three years as Governor, he served as a Judge of the General Court until 1811 and then a Judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals until his retirement in 1841. He served as the President of the Court from 1822 until his retirement in 1841. He died on January 12, 1853 in Richmond.

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                                                        Media Release

 For Immediate Release:                                                        Date: March 22, 2020

 The Cabell County Commission held an emergency meeting by phone Sunday, March 22, 2020, and voted to suspend general public access to the Cabell County Courthouse beginning Monday, March 23, 2020 and continuing through Friday, April 3, 2020, unless conditions change.  The phone numbers and links for services are below.  Please call each office to schedule appointments and/or make arrangements for services by phone, mail or online.  The offices will also work with the public to pick up records or any other service not available online or by phone or mail.  Please note that federal and state guidance is rapidly changing and the Commission is monitoring the situation and will act accordingly.

 A link to all County Offices can be found at http://www.cabellcounty.org/index.php

 Commission Office                           (304) 526-8634
 County Clerk’s Office                       (304) 526-8625

 Circuit Clerk’s Office                        (304) 526-8622

 Sheriff’s Office                                 (304) 526-8664

 Sheriff’s Tax Office                          (304) 526-8672

 Prosecutor’s Office                         (304) 526-8653
 Assessor’s Office                           (304) 526-8601

 Cabell County EMS                       (304) 526-8499
 Cabell County 911
 Administrative                                (304) 526-8555

 For all emergencies please call 911

Hours of Business 8:30 A.M.—4:30 P.M.