Charles City County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Charles City County, Virginia (Map It) was created in 1634 as was one of the eight original shires. Charles City county was named for King Charles I of England.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Charles City County is bordered by New Kent County (north), James City County (east), Surry County (southeast), Prince George County (south), Chesterfield County (southwest), Henrico County (west).

Charles City County Cities and Towns include Binns Hall, Holdcroft, Charles City Courthouse, Ruthville, Sandy Point.

Charles City County, Virginia Courthouse Records

CharlesCity County, VA Courthouse
CharlesCity County, VA Courthouse

The Charles City County Courthouse is located in Charles City, 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 Charles City 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. Records have been destroyed at various times. The most damage occurred during the Civil War when the records were strewn through woods in a rainstorm. Many fragments of records exist, so many, in fact, that there is something for almost every year.

  • Charles City County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1762, Land Records from 1655, Court Records from 1655 and Probate Records from 1650. 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.
  • Charles City County Treasurer Office
  • Charles City Health Department, 7501 Adkins Road, Charles City, VA 23030; Phone: (804) 829-2490
  • 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.

Charles City County, Virginia Census Records

Charles City County, Virginia Vital Records

Charles City County, Virginia Resources

Charles City County, Virginia External Links

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