Statehood: 25 June 1788
10th state of the United States
North: Maryland, Washington, D.C.
South: North Carolina, Tennessee (SW)
West: Kentucky, West Virginia (NW)
Largest city: Virginia Beach
Map: Colton’s Virginia, 1861
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Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division
Commonwealth of Virginia
Institutions, Societies, and Government Websites
Library of Virginia, Collections
South Central Virginia Genealogy Society
The UncommonWealth, Library of Virginia
Virginia Museum of History and Culture
Goochland County Historical Society
Halifax County Historical Society
Mary Ball Washington Library and Museum
Loudoun County Microfilm lists, Library of Virignia
Loudoun Museum Online Collection
Research & Reference,
Thomas Balch Library, Leesburg,
The Douglas Register (Ancestry)
Record Sets-State Level
Virginia Record Sets (Ancestry Collections)
Virginia Record Sets (Family Search)
Virginia, U.S., Extracted Vital Records, 1660-1923 (Ancestry)
Virginia, U.S., Birth Records, 1912-2015, Delayed Birth Records, 1721-1911 (Ancestry)
Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1700-1850
Virginia, U.S., Marriage Records, 1936-2014
Virginia, U.S., Select Marriages, 1785-1940 (Ancestry)
Virginia, U.S., Marriages of the Northern Neck of Virginia, U.S., 1649-1800 (Ancestry)
Virginia, U.S., Deaths and Burials Index, 1853-1917 (Ancestry)
Virginia, U.S., Death Records, 1912-2014 (Ancestry)
Commonwealth of Virginia
The Vestry Book and Register of Bristol Parish, Virginia, 1720-1789, Churchill Gibson Chamberlayne, 1898.
Southside Virginia Families, John Bennett Boddie, 1955.
Searchable on Ancestry
Southside Virginia Families, vol. 2, John Bennett Boddie, 1956.
Southside Virginian, vol. 12, no. 1, 1994.
The Parish Register of Saint Peter’s, New Kent County, Virginia from 1680 to 1787, no. 2, 1904.
Chronicling America, digitized: Virginia
Community History Archive Newspapers: Virginia
Small Town Newspapers
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Virginia Historical Inventory Maps, Library of Virginia, Digital Collections
Virginia Maps, Library of Congress
Virginia Landowner Maps, Library of Congress
Interactive Map of Virginia County Formation History, Maps of U.S.
Historical Maps Works: Virginia
Virginia Manuscripts, Archive Grid
List of Virginia Counties
Accomack, Albemarle, Alleghany, Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Augusta, Bath, Bedford, Bland, Botetourt, Brunswick, Buchanan, Buckingham, Campbell, Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Charlotte, Chesterfield, Clarke, Craig, Culpeper, Cumberland, Dickenson, Dinwiddie, Essex, Fairfax, Fauquier, Floyd, Fluvanna, Franklin, Frederick, Giles, Gloucester, Goochland, Grayson, Greene, Greensville, Halifax, Hanover, Henrico, Henry, Highland, Isle Of Wight, James City, King And Queen, King George, King William, Lancaster, Lee, Loudoun, Louisa, Lunenburg, Madison, Mathews, Mecklenburg, Middlesex, Montgomery, Nelson, New Kent, Northampton, Northumberland, Nottoway, Orange, Page, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Powhatan, Prince Edward, Prince George, Prince William, Pulaski, Rappahannock, Richmond, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Surry, Sussex, Tazewell, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wise, Wythe, York