WIRT (1838):  The township’s name suggested in honor of a famous writer named William Wirt by Peleg Sherman, one of the town’s early settlers.  Formed from Bolivar and Friendship April 22, 1838.



The map below is from the 2004 edition roadmaps published by the Allegany County Department of Public Works.

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External Links

Current Town Officials


Additional Information

Town of Wirt / Village of Richburg Related Articles

Town of Wirt / Village of Richburg Photo Gallery

Wirt/Richburg Cemeteries

Wirt/Richburg Schools

Wirt/Richburg Veterans

Richburt/Wirt Historical Society Newsletters:
June 2010 - Vol 9, No2September 2010 - Vol 9, - December 2010 - Vol 9, No4

Ray Payne Photo Gallery of the Pioneer Oil Museum

Photos of Utopia Farm

"WE SERVED", A Booklet compiled by the Literary Club of Richburg documenting the part played in World War II by the men and women of the Richburg-Wirt Community.

1865 Wirt/Richburg Census