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Charles City County, Virginia
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Charles City County, Virginia Facts

When was Charles City County, VA Created?
Charles City County was established on 1634 as was one of the eight original shires . This county was named for King Charles I of England.

What is the County Seat of Charles City County, VA?
The County Seat is located in Charles City also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Charles City County, VA?
Bordering Counties are New Kent County (north), James City County (east), Surry County (southeast), Prince George County (south), Chesterfield County (southwest), Henrico County (west).

What cities and towns are in Charles City County, VA?
Cities and towns located in Charles City County include Binns Hall, Holdcroft, Charles City Courthouse, Ruthville, Sandy Point.

Charles City County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Charles City County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Charles City County vital records can be found at the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Office of Vital Records which has Birth and Death Records since June 14, 1912 and copies of Marriage and Divorce Records since 1918 to present. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Virginia for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Charles City County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Charles City Co. Virginia Birth, Marriage, Divorce, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

The Archives Division has copies of surviving birth and death records for the period 1853 to 1896 and marriage records prior to 1936.

Charles City County, VA Census Records

What Charles City County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Charles City County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790 (destroyed), 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Charles City Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Charles City Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Charles City Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Virginia Census Records Research Guide

Charles City County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

CharlesCity County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the CharlesCity County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in CharlesCity County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide.

Charles City County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Charles City County, VA?
A list of Charles City County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Charles City County, VA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Charles City County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Charles City County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a fee. This is just a listing which has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

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Charles City Co. VA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Charles City Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Charles City Co. VA General and History Websites

Charles City Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Charles City Co. VA Military Records

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