Henry County, Virginia Records
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 .
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 .
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Virginia maps.
Henry County, Virginia Courthouse Records
Henry County, VA Courthouse
Old Henry County, VA Courthouse
The Henry County Courthouse is located in Martinsville, Virginia.
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 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.
- 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
Henry 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
Henry 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
Henry County, Virginia Resources
- State of Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Virginia
- Henry County Historical Society , P.O. Box Drawer 432, Martinsville, VA 24114
- Virginia-North Carolina Piedmont Genealogical Society
- Bassett Historical Center
- Covered Bridge Society Of Virginia, Inc
- Henry County, Virginia Message Boards
- Henry County, Virginia Genealogy Forum
- Henry County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia
- Virginia Heritage - Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Henry Co. Virginia
Henry County, Virginia External Links
- Virginia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Virginia (1784 - 1922 )
- Henry County, Virginia Books - Amazon
- Henry County, Virginia Marriages, 1778-1849
- 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.
- Henry Co., Virginia - FindaGrave
- History of Patrick and Henry Counties, Virginia
- A history of Henry County, Virginia : with biographical sketches of its most prominent citizens and genealogical histories of h
- Copy of the history of Bever Creek Church, 1786, Henry County, Virginia
- Henry County, Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Henry Co. VAGenweb
- Henry County, Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Virginia Revolutionary War Units
- Henry County, Virginia Military Records