Dinwiddie County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Dinwiddie County, Virginia (Map It) was created in May 1, 1752 from Prince George County . Dinwiddie county was named for Robert Dinwiddie, colonial lieutenant governor of Virginia .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Dinwiddie County is bordered by Nottoway County (west), Amelia County (northwest), Chesterfield County (north), Prince George County (east), Greensville County (south), Sussex County (southeast), Brunswick County (southwest).

Dinwiddie County Cities and Towns include Ammon, Carson, Church Road, DeWitt, Dinwiddie (County Seat), Edgehill (Petersburg), Ford, McKenney, Sutherland and Wilsons.

Dinwiddie County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Dinwiddie County, VA Courthouse
Dinwiddie County, VA Courthouse

Old Dinwiddie County, VA Courthouse
Old Dinwiddie County, VA Courthouse

The Dinwiddie County Courthouse is located in Dinwiddie, 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 Dinwiddie 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. County court records prior to 1833 were destroyed in 1865. One plat book, one order book, and one judgment book survive.

  • Dinwiddie County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1850, Land Records from 1755, Court Records from 1704 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.
  • Dinwiddie Health Department, 14006 Boydton Plank Road, Post Office Box 185, Dinwiddie, Virginia 23841; (804) 469-3771
  • 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.

Dinwiddie County, Virginia Census Records

Dinwiddie County, Virginia Vital Records

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