Lee County, Virginia Records

Lee County, Virginia (Map It) was created in October 25, 1792 from Russell County and part of Scott County was added in 1823. Lee county was named for Light Horse Harry Lee, Revolutionary War general and governor of Virginia .

Lee County is bordered by Harlan County, Kentucky (north), Wise County (northeast), Scott County (east), Hancock County, Tennessee (south), Claiborne County, Tennessee (south-southwest), Bell County, Kentucky (west).

Lee County Cities and Towns include Jonesville, Pennington Gap, St. Charles, Ben Hur, Dryden, Ewing, Keokee, Rose Hill, Woodway .

MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Virginia maps.

Lee County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Lee County, VA Courthouse
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Lee County, VA Courthouse

The Lee County Courthouse is located in Jonesville, Virginia. Lee county courthouse built 1933 in Jonesville, Virginia. The Lee county courthouse was destroyed by fire February 13, 1933. The fire could be seen through the ceiling and spread quickly. It seemed to have started in the garret over the courtroom under the copula and flagstaff in the center of the top of the building. Purse’s director was saved by the vaults and helping hands from the clerk’s office. A number of files, some furniture and stationary was burned. The deed books were hurriedly removed by the clerk and deputy clerk, J. M. Smith and C. D. Walton, and a number of faithful volunteer helpers. The building being entirely destroyed, except for the vaults.

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 Lee 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 the oldest marriage register in an 1863 fire.

Lee County, Virginia Census Records

Lee County, Virginia Vital Records

Lee County, Virginia Resources

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