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Goochland County, Virginia
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Goochland County, Virginia Facts

When was Goochland County, VA Created?
Goochland County was established on March 06, 1727 from Henrico County .

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

What counties are adjacent to Goochland County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Louisa CountyHanover CountyHenrico CountyPowhatan CountyCumberland CountyFluvanna County.Hook .

Goochland County, VA Vital Records

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

Goochland County, VA Census Records

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

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

Goochland County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

Goochland County Courthouse

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

Goochland County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Goochland Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Goochland Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Goochland Co. VA General and History Websites

Goochland Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Goochland Co. VA Military Records