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King George County, Virginia
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King George County, Virginia Facts

When was King George County, VA Created?
King George County was established on November 24, 1720 from Richmond County (Part of Westmoreland County was added in 1777) . This county was named for George I of Great Britain.

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

What counties are adjacent to King George County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Charles County, Maryland (north), Caroline County (south), Essex County (south), Westmoreland County (east), and Stafford County (west).

What cities and towns are in King George County, VA?
Cities and towns located in King George County include Arnolds Corner, Berthaville, Dahlgren, Dogue, Fairview Beach, Jersey, King George, Ninde, Owens, Passapatanzy, Port Conway, Rollins Fork, Sealston, Shiloh and Weedonville .

King George County, VA Vital Records

Where can find King George County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
King George 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 King George County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of King George 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 King George Environmental Health, 10079 Kings Highway, PO Box 92, King George, VA 22485; 540-775-3111

King George County, VA Census Records

What King George County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for King George 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.

King George Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. King George Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. King George 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

King George County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

KingGeorge County Courthouse

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

  • King George County Clerk of Circuit Court serves as custodian of all county court records, and is responsible for providing access to those court records by court personnel, the legal community and the public.
    • Address: 9483 Kings Highway, Suite 3, King George, VA 22485-3444
    • Phone: (540) 775-3322
    • Marriage Records: 1786 
    • Land Records: 1721
    • Court Records: 1721
    • Probate Records: 1721
  • Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850
  • Using County and City Court Records in the Archives at the Library of Virginia
  • County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes - County and city records document the daily activities of the courts in Virginia's counties, independent cities, and towns. The Library of Virginia houses both original and microfilm records for many of Virginia's counties and independent cities. The guides list will help researchers navigate the complex variety of county and city records in the Library's collections. It includes County and City Records at the Library of Virginia, Using County and City Court Records, Chancery Cases, Judgments, Lost Records Localities database and Burned Jurisdiction database.
  • Virginia County Records, Volume, VI, VII , IX, X - The records in these series were compiled as part of a series known as the Virginia County Records . The volume includes wills, land grants, and marriage bonds as well as other miscellaneous information on early Virginia settlers.
  • BLM Land Records

King George County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in King George County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to King George 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.

King George Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

King George Co. VA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

King George Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

King George Co. VA General and History Websites

King George Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

King George Co. VA Military Records

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