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When was Henry County, VA Created?
Henry County was established on October 23, 1776 from Pittsylvania County .
What counties are adjacent to Henry County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Franklin County, Pittsylvania County, Rockingham County, North Carolina, Stokes County, North Carolina (south-southwest), Patrick County.
Where can find Henry County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Henry 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 Henry County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Henry 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 Henry/Martinsville Health Department, 295 Commonwealth Boulevard, P.O. Box 1032, Martinsville, VA 24114; 276 -638-2311
What Henry County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Henry County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790-1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Henry Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Henry Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Henry 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 Henry County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Henry County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Henry County, VA?
A list of Henry County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Henry County, VA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Henry County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Henry 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.