Charlotte County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Charlotte County, Virginia (Map It) was created in November 27, 1764 from Lunenburg County . Charlotte county was named for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, wife of King George III of Great Britain.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Charlotte County is bordered by Prince Edward County (north), Lunenburg County (east), Mecklenburg County (southeast), Halifax County (southwest), Campbell County (west), Appomattox County (northwest).

Charlotte County Cities and Towns include Charlotte Court House, Drakes Branch, Keysville and Phenix.

Charlotte County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Charlotte County, VA Courthouse
Charlotte County, VA Courthouse

The Charlotte County Courthouse is located in Charlotte Court House, 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 Charlotte 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.

  • Charlotte County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1765, Land Records from 1765, Court Records from 1765 and Probate Records from 1763. 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.
  • Charlotte County Treasurer
  • Charlotte County Commissioner of Revenue
  • Charlotte 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.

Charlotte County, Virginia Census Records

Charlotte County, Virginia Vital Records

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