Brunswick County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Brunswick County, Virginia (Map It) was created in December 17, 1720 from Prince George County, Parts of Isle of Wight County and Surry County were added in 1732. Brunswick county was named for the Duchy of Brunswick-Lüneburg, from which the current line of British monarchs hailed . Learn More About State of Virginia History

Brunswick County is bordered by Nottoway County (north), Dinwiddie County (northeast), Greensville County (east), Dinwiddie County (northeast), Warren County, North Carolina (south), Mecklenburg County (west), Lunenburg County (northwest).

Brunswick County Cities and Towns include Alberta, Brodnax and Lawrenceville.

Brunswick County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Brunswick County, VA Courthouse
Brunswick County, VA Courthouse

The Brunswick County Courthouse is located in Lawrenceville, Virginia. Learn More About State of Virginia Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH .  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The Brunswick County record dates below are from the earliest date to present time. They may include records of land, estates, taxes, vital records, divorces, naturalizations, voter registration, military discharges and court records. Authorized in 1720 but the government was not formed until 1732. The first pages of a number of early record books damaged by time.

  • Brunswick County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1750, Land Records from 1732, Court Records from 1732 and Probate Records from 1732. The County Clerk of Circuit Court serves as custodian of all county court records, and is responsible for providing access to those court records by court personnel, the legal community and the public.
  • Brunswick County Treasurer's Office
  • Brunswick County Health Department
  • County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes County and city records document the daily activities of the courts in Virginia's counties, independent cities, and towns. The Library of Virginia houses both original and microfilm records for many of Virginia's counties and independent cities. The guides list will help researchers navigate the complex variety of county and city records in the Library's collections. It includes County and City Records at the Library of Virginia, Using County and City Court Records, Chancery Cases, Judgments, Lost Records Localities database and Burned Jurisdiction database.

Brunswick County, Virginia Census Records

Brunswick County, Virginia Vital Records

Brunswick County, Virginia Resources

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