Prince Edward County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T16:55:45+00:00

Prince Edward County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Prince Edward County, Virginia (Map It) was created in November 17, 1753 from Amelia County . Prince Edward county was named for Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany, brother of George III .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Prince Edward County is bordered by Buckingham County (northwest), Cumberland County (north), Amelia County (northeast), Nottoway County (east), Lunenburg County (southeast), Charlotte County (southwest), Appomattox County (west).

Prince Edward County Cities and Towns include Farmville, Hampden Sydney and Rice .

Prince Edward County, Virginia Courthouse Records

PrinceEdward County, VA Courthouse
PrinceEdward County, VA Courthouse

The Prince Edward County Courthouse is located in Farmville, Virginia. The original county seat and courthouse was located in the village of Worsham. It was moved from Worsham to Farmville in 1871. 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 Prince Edward 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.

  • Prince Edward 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.

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Prince Edward County, Virginia Vital Records

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