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What counties are adjacent to Russell County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Dickenson County (northwest), Buchanan County (north), Tazewell County (east), Smyth County (southeast), Washington County (south), Scott County (southwest), Wise County (west).
What cities and towns are in Russell County, VA?
Cities and towns located in Russell County include Castlewood, Cleveland, Honaker, Lebanon and Dante .
Where can find Russell County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Russell 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 Russell County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Russell 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 Russell County District Headquarters, PO Box 2347, 75 Rogers St, Lebanon, Va 24266; 276-889-7621
What Russell County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Russell 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.
Russell Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Russell Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Russell 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 Russell County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Russell County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
The old Russell County Courthouse was located at Dickensonville on Copper Creek. The courthouse was used 1799-1818, when a new county seat was designated.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Russell County, VA?
A list of Russell County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Russell County, VA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Russell County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Russell 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.