Photo: Dr. George Rigas House, ca. 1936, 3412 West Street, Weirton, WV. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004. Photographed by user:Generic1139 (own work), 2012, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2014.
The Hancock County Courthouse is located at 102 North Court Street, New Cumberland, WV 26047; phone: 304-564-3311.
Hancock County was created from part of Brooke County in 1848. It was named for the first signer of the Declaration of Independence, John Hancock.