§1-1-1. Counties comprising state of West Virginia.
The state of West Virginia includes all the territory formerly
belonging to the state of Virginia and now comprising the following
counties, to wit: Barbour, Berkeley, Boone, Braxton, Brooke,
Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Doddridge, Fayette, Gilmer, Grant,
Greenbrier, Hampshire, Hancock, Hardy, Harrison, Jackson,
Jefferson, Kanawha, Lewis, Lincoln, Logan, Marion, Marshall, Mason,
McDowell, Mercer, Mineral, Mingo, Monongalia, Monroe, Morgan,
Nicholas, Ohio, Pendleton, Pleasants, Pocahontas, Preston, Putnam,
Raleigh, Randolph, Ritchie, Roane, Summers, Taylor, Tucker, Tyler,
Upshur, Wayne, Webster, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming.