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Caroline County, Virginia
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Caroline County, Virginia Facts

When was Caroline County, VA Created?
Caroline County was established on March 15, 1727 from Essex CountyKing and Queen County and King William County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Caroline County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Stafford CountyKing George CountyHanover CountyKing William CountyKing and Queen CountyEssex County, and Spotsylvania County.

Caroline County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Caroline County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Caroline 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 Caroline County BirthMarriageDivorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Caroline 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 Caroline County Health Department, 17202 Richmond Turnpike, Milford, VA 22514; Phone: 804-633-5465. mailing address: P.O. Box 6, Bowling Green, VA 22427

Caroline County, VA Census Records

What Caroline County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Caroline County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790180018101820183018401850186018701880189019001910192019301940.

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

Caroline County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

Caroline County Courthouse

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

Caroline County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

Caroline Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Caroline Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Caroline Co. VA General and History Websites

Caroline Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Caroline Co. VA Military Records