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King and Queen County, Virginia Facts

When was King and Queen County, VA Created?
King and Queen County was established on May 12, 1691 from New Kent County . This county was named for King William III and Queen Mary II.

What is the County Seat of King and Queen County, VA?
The County Seat is located in King and Queen Court House also, the county government website is www.kingandqueenco.net/ .

What counties are adjacent to King and Queen County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Caroline County (north), Essex County (northeast), Middlesex County (east), Gloucester County (southeast), James City County (south), New Kent County (southwest), King William County (west).

What cities and towns are in King and Queen County, VA?
Cities and towns located in King and Queen County include contains no incorporated towns, and lies well off any interstate highway. It is extremely rural, to the point of being rustic.


King and Queen County, VA Vital Records

Where can find King and Queen County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
King and Queen 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 and Queen County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of King and Queen 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 & Queen County Health Department, 167 Courthouse Landing Rd., P.O. Box 8, King & Queen Courthouse, VA 23085; 804-785-6154


King and Queen County, VA Census Records

What King and Queen County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for King and Queen 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 and Queen Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. King and Queen Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. King and Queen 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 and Queen County, VA Courthouse and Government Records


KingQueen County Courthouse

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

The courthouse is a T shape and was rebuilt after the fire of 1828. The wings were added in 1859. The courthouse complex had a tavern, jail, courthouse and other buildings.

  • King and Queen 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: P. O. Box 67, Court House, King And Queen, VA 23085-0067
    • Phone: (804) 785-5984
    • Marriage Records: 1864
    • Land Records: 1719
    • Court Records: 1864
    • Probate Records: 1831
  • 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 and Queen County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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