Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Doddridge County is a county located in the U.S. state of West Virginia. As of 2000, the population was 7,403. Its county seat is West Union. Doddridge County was created in 1845 from parts of Harrison, Tyler, Ritchie, and Lewis Counties, and named for Philip Doddridge, a distinguished statesman of Western Virginia, who spent the greater part of his life in Brooke County, West Virginia. Doddridge County is part of the Clarksburg, WV Micropolitan Statistical Area.