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What counties are adjacent to Highland County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Pendleton County, West Virginia (north), Augusta County (southeast), Bath County (southwest), Pocahontas County, West Virginia (west).
What cities and towns are in Highland County, VA?
Cities and towns located in Highland County include Blue Grass, Head Waters, Hightown, New Hampden, Palo Alto .
Where can find Highland County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Highland 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 Highland County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Highland 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. Another resource is the Highland County Health Department, Fleisher Avenue, P.O. Box 558, Monterey, VA 24465; (540) 468-2270
What Highland County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Highland County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Highland Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Highland Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Highland 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
What genealogical records can I find in the Highland County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Highland County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Highland County, VA?
A list of Highland County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Highland County, VA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Highland County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Highland 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.