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When was Scott County, VA Created?
Scott County was established on November 24, 1814 from Lee County, Russell County and Washington County. This county was named for Winfield Scott, War of 1812 and later Mexican-American War general .
What counties are adjacent to Scott County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Wise County (north), Russell County (northeast), Washington County (east), Sullivan County, Tennessee (southeast), Hawkins County, Tennessee (south), Hancock County, Tennessee (southwest), Lee County (west).
What cities and towns are in Scott County, VA?
Cities and towns located in Scott County include Clinchport, Duffield, Dungannon, Fort Blackmore, Gate City, Hiltons, Nickelsville, Weber City and Yuma .
Where can find Scott County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Scott 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 Scott County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Scott 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 Scott County Health Department, 190 Beech Street, Suite 102, Gate City, Virginia 24251; Phone: (276) 386-1312
What Scott County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Scott County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Scott Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Scott Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Scott 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 Scott County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Scott County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
The first court of Scott county was held at Benjamin T. Hollins home in February 14, 1850.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Scott County, VA?
A list of Scott County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Scott County, VA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Scott County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Scott 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.