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Buckingham County, Virginia
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Buckingham County, Virginia Facts

When was Buckingham County, VA Created?
Buckingham County was established on April 07, 1758 from Albemarle County .

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

What counties are adjacent to Buckingham County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Fluvanna County, Cumberland County, Prince Edward County, Appomattox County, Nelson County, Albemarle County.

Buckingham County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Buckingham County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Buckingham 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 Buckingham County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Buckingham 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.

Buckingham County, VA Census Records

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

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

Buckingham County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

Buckingham County Courthouse

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

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

Buckingham Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Buckingham Co. VA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Buckingham Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Buckingham Co. VA General and History Websites

Buckingham Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Buckingham Co. VA Military Records

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