Sussex County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Sussex County, Virginia (Map It) was created in November 28, 1753 from Surry County . Sussex county was named for Sussex, United Kingdom.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Sussex County is bordered by Dinwiddie County (northwest), Prince George County (north), Surry County (northeast), Southampton County (southeast), Greensville County (southwest).

Sussex County Cities and Towns include Stony Creek, Wakefield and Waverly .

Sussex County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Sussex County, VA Courthouse
Sussex County, VA Courthouse

The Sussex County Courthouse is located in Sussex, 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 Sussex 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.

  • Sussex County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1754, Land Records from 1754, Court Records from 1754 and Probate Records from 1754. 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.

Sussex County, Virginia Census Records

Sussex County, Virginia Vital Records

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