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New Kent County, Virginia
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New Kent County, Virginia Facts

When was New Kent County, VA Created?
New Kent County was established on 1654 from York County .

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

What counties are adjacent to New Kent County, VA?
Bordering Counties are King William CountyKing and Queen CountyJames City CountyCharles City CountyHenrico CountyHanover County.

New Kent County, VA Vital Records

Where can find New Kent County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
New Kent 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 New Kent County BirthMarriageDivorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of New Kent 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 New Kent Health Department, 12025 Courthouse Circle, P.O. Box 86, New Kent, Virginia 23124; (804) 966-9640

New Kent County, VA Census Records

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

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

New Kent County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

New Kent County Courthouse

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

New Kent County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

New Kent Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

New Kent Co. VA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

New Kent Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

New Kent Co. VA General and History Websites

New Kent Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

New Kent Co. VA Military Records