Henry County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T16:28:21+00:00

Henry County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Henry County, Virginia (Map It) was created in October 23, 1776 from Pittsylvania County . Henry county was named for Patrick Henry, governor of Virginia and U.S. Founding Father .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Henry County is bordered by Franklin County (north), Pittsylvania County (east), Rockingham County, North Carolina (south), Stokes County, North Carolina (south-southwest), Patrick County (west).

Henry County Cities and Towns include Bassett, Chatmoss, Collinsville, Fieldale, Horse Pasture, Laurel Park, Oak Level, Ridgeway, Sandy Level, Stanleytown and Villa Heights .

Henry County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Henry County, VA Courthouse
Henry County, VA Courthouse

Old Henry County, VA Courthouse
Old Henry County, VA Courthouse

The Henry County Courthouse is located in Martinsville, 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 Henry 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.

  • Henry County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1777, Land Records from 1777, Court Records from 1777 and Probate Records from 1777. 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.
  • Henry/Martinsville Health Department, 295 Commonwealth Boulevard, P.O. Box 1032, Martinsville, VA 24114; 276 -638-2311
  • 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.

Henry County, Virginia Census Records

Henry County, Virginia Vital Records

Henry County, Virginia Resources

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