Halifax County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Halifax County, Virginia (Map It) was created in April 17, 1752 from Lunenburg County . Halifax county was named for George Montagu-Dunk, 2nd Earl of Halifax, President of the Board of Trade.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Halifax County is bordered by Campbell County (northwest), Charlotte County (northeast), Mecklenburg County (east), Granville County, North Carolina (southeast), Person County, North Carolina (south), Caswell County, North Carolina (southwest), Pittsylvania County (west).

Halifax County Cities and Towns include Halifax, Scottsburg, South Boston and Virgilina .

Halifax County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Halifax County, VA Courthouse
Halifax County, VA Courthouse

The Halifax County Courthouse is located in Halifax, Virginia. The court has occupied the current site since 1803. It's records date back to 1752. 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 Halifax 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.

  • Halifax County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1753, Land Records from 1746, Court Records from 1752 and Probate Records from 1752. 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.
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  • 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.

Halifax County, Virginia Census Records

Halifax County, Virginia Vital Records

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