Nottoway County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Nottoway County, Virginia (Map It) was created in December 23, 1788 from Amelia County . Nottoway county was named for the Nodawa tribe .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Nottoway County is bordered by Amelia County (north), Dinwiddie County (east), Brunswick County (southeast), Lunenburg County (southwest), Prince Edward County (west).

Nottoway County Cities and Towns include Blackstone, Burkeville and Crewe .

Nottoway County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Nottoway County, VA Courthouse
Nottoway County, VA Courthouse

The Nottoway County Courthouse is located in Nottoway, Virginia. Nottoway courthouse is red brick columns, immediately in front is the Civil War statue and flagpole. The clerk’s office is a separate building to the side. General District court is attached to the rear of clerk’s office. Nottway County was formed in 1789. The courthouse was built in 1843 on the site of 1798 building.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 Nottoway 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. Many county court records were destroyed or heavily mutilated in 1865.

  • Nottoway County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1784, Land Records from 1789, Court Records from 1789 and Probate Records from 1789. 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.

Nottoway County, Virginia Census Records

Nottoway County, Virginia Vital Records

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