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Charlotte County, Virginia
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Charlotte County, Virginia Facts

When was Charlotte County, VA Created?
Charlotte County was established on November 27, 1764 from Lunenburg County .

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

What counties are adjacent to Charlotte County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Prince Edward CountyLunenburg CountyMecklenburg CountyHalifax CountyCampbell CountyAppomattox County.

Charlotte County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Charlotte County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Charlotte 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 Charlotte County BirthMarriageDivorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Charlotte 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 Charlotte County Health Department, 270 David Bruce Avenue, Charlotte Court House, VA 23923; Phone:(434) 542-5251

Charlotte County, VA Census Records

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

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

Charlotte County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

Charlotte County Courthouse

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

Charlotte County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Charlotte Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Charlotte Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Charlotte Co. VA General and History Websites

Charlotte Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Charlotte Co. VA Military Records