Chesterfield County, Virginia Records
Chesterfield County, Virginia (Map It) was created in May 1, 1749 from Henrico County . Chesterfield county was named for Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, British politician and Lord of the Bedchamber.
Chesterfield County is bordered by Henrico County (northeast), Charles City County (east), Prince George County (southeast), Dinwiddie County (south), Amelia County (southwest), Powhatan County (northwest).
Chesterfield County Cities and Towns include Bellwood, Bensley, Bermuda Hundred, Bon Air, Centralia, Chester, Chesterfield Court House, Enon, Ettrick, Matoaca, Meadowbrook, Midlothian, Mosley and Winterpock.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Virginia maps.
Chesterfield County, Virginia Courthouse Records
Chesterfield County, VA Courthouse
Old Chesterfield County, VA Courthouse
The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH . Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.
The Chesterfield 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.
Lost one marriage register and some loose court papers during the Civil War.
- Chesterfield County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1770, Land Records from 1749, Court Records from 1740 and Probate Records from 1746.
- Chesterfield Health Department, 9501 Lucy Corr Circle, P.O. Box 100, Chesterfield, VA 23832; (804) 748-1691
- County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes
Chesterfield County, Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (destroyed), 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: Virginia Heads of families 1790: records of the state enumerations, 1782 to 1785
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Chesterfield County, Virginia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Virginia Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from January 1853 to December 1896 and since June 14, 1912 to present. The Virginia Archives has copies of surviving birth and death records for the period 1853 to 1896
- Marriage Records: from January 1853 to present. The Virginia Archives has copies of marriage records prior to 1936.
- Divorce Records: from January 1918 to present.
- Locations: Virginia Office of Vital Statistics, Virginia State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: 2001 Maywill Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230
Chesterfield County, Virginia Resources
- State of Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Virginia
- Chesterfield County Historical Society of Virginia
- Chesterfield County Public Library
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Message Boards
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Genealogy Forum
- Chesterfield County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia
- Virginia Heritage - Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Chesterfield Co. Virginia
Chesterfield County, Virginia External Links
- Virginia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Virginia (1784 - 1922 )
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Books - Amazon
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1887-91
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1892-96
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1860-72
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1872-77
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1875-78
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Births, 1883-86
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Deaths, 1882-88
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Deaths, 1889-96
- Inventory of the county archives of Virginia: Chesterfield County.
- Court records of Chesterfield County, Virginia
- Using County and City Court Records in the Archives at the Library of Virginia
- Virginia County Records, Volume , VI, VII , IX, X The records in these series were compiled as part of a series known as the Virginia County Records . The volume includes wills, land grants, and marriage bonds as well as other miscellaneous information on early Virginia settlers.
- Chesterfield Co., Virginia - FindaGrave
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Chesterfield Co. VAGenweb
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Virginia Revolutionary War Units
- Chesterfield County, Virginia Military Records