Hanover County, Virginia Records
Hanover County is bordered by Spotsylvania County (northwest), Caroline County (north), King William County (northeast), New Kent County (east), Henrico County (south), Goochland County (southwest), Louisa County (west).
Hanover County Cities and Towns include Hanover, Atlee, BeaverdamDoswell, Elmont, Hanover Courthouse, Mechanicsville, Montpelier, Old Church, Rockville, Studley .
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Hanover County, Virginia Courthouse Records
Hanover 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 Hanover 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.
Most county court records were destroyed by fire in Richmond on 3 April 1865. A few isolated record books that were not sent to Richmond and various scraps of loose papers survive.
- Hanover County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1863, Land Records from 1733, Court Records from 1733 and Probate Records from 1733.
- Hanover County (VA) Treasurer
- Hanover County Assessor
- Hanover Health Department, 12312 Washington Highway, Ashland, Virginia 23005; (804) 365-4313
- County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes
Hanover 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
Hanover 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
Hanover County, Virginia Resources
- State of Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Virginia
- Hanover County Historical Society
- Hanover County, Virginia Message Boards
- Hanover County, Virginia Genealogy Forum
- Hanover County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia
- Virginia Heritage - Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Hanover Co. Virginia
Hanover County, Virginia External Links
- Virginia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Virginia (1784 - 1922 )
- Hanover County, Virginia Books - Amazon
- Hanover County Virginia Birth Records, 1853-1896
- Hanover County [VA] Taxpayers (St. Paul's Parish), 1782-1815
- 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.
- Mechanicsville, Virginia, Cold Harbor National Cemetery, 1866-2008
- Hanover Co., Virginia - FindaGrave
- The vestry book of St. Paul's Parish, Hanover County, Virginia, 1706-1786
- History of Hanover County
- Hanover County, Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Hanover Co. VAGenweb
- Hanover County, Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Virginia Revolutionary War Units
- Hanover County, Virginia Military Records