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Wythe County, Virginia Facts

When was Wythe County, VA Created?
Wythe County was established on December 01, 1789 from Montgomery County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Wythe County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Smyth CountyBland CountyPulaski CountyCarroll CountyGrayson County.

Wythe County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Wythe County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Wythe 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 Wythe County BirthMarriageDivorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Wythe 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 Wythe County Health Department,750 West Ridge Road, Wytheville, VA 24382; (276) 228-5507

Wythe County, VA Census Records

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

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

Wythe County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

Wythe County Courthouse

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

Wythe County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Wythe Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Wythe Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Wythe Co. VA General and History Websites

Wythe Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Wythe Co. VA Military Records