New Kent County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T16:37:42+00:00

New Kent County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

New Kent County, Virginia (Map It) was created in 1654 from York County . New Kent county was named for Kent County, England.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

New Kent County is bordered by King William County (north), King and Queen County (east), James City County (southeast), Charles City County (south), Henrico County (southwest), Hanover County (west).

New Kent County Cities and Towns include Baltimore Crossroads, Bottoms Bridge, Eltham, Lanexa, New Kent Courthouse, Providence Forge, Quinton and Talleysville .

New Kent County, Virginia Courthouse Records

NewKent County, VA Courthouse
NewKent County, VA Courthouse

The New Kent County Courthouse is located in New Kent, 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 New Kent 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 were destroyed when John Posey burned the courthouse on 15 July 1787, and records created after that date were lost to fire in 1865.

  • New Kent County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1850, Land Records from 1674, Court Records from 1827 and Probate Records from 1820. 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.
  • New Kent County Commissioner of Revenue
  • New Kent Health Department, 12025 Courthouse Circle, P.O. Box 86, New Kent, Virginia 23124; (804) 966-9640
  • 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.

New Kent County, Virginia Census Records

New Kent County, Virginia Vital Records

New Kent County, Virginia Resources

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