Dickenson County Records Available (not online):

Dickenson County land records: from 1880

Dickenson County naturalization records: none

Dickenson County vital records: births: 1880 (one book of births); deaths: 1880 (one book of deaths); marriages: 1880 (marriage licenses)

Dickenson County probate records: from 1885

Bentley, E. P. (1995). County Courthouse Book (2nd ed.). Baltimore, MD: Genealogical Publication Co., Inc., p. 368

Everton Pub. (2002). Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America (10th ed.). Draper, UT: Everton Pub., p. 713

Dickenson County Department Contact Information

Dickenson County History

“Dickenson County was formed in 1880 from Russell, Wise, and Buchanan Counties. The district was named for William J. Dickenson, a delegate to the general assembly, who played a major role in establishing the new county. This formation came as a result of demands from the inhabitants that they be represented by a county government closer to the people. In 1880, Delegate Dickenson sponsored the bill in the House of Delegates to establish Dickenson County as the one-hundredth county in Virginia. Dickenson County has since become known as “Virginia’s Baby.”

D. (n.d.). History of the County. Retrieved February 27, 2017, from http://www.dickensonva.org/index.aspx?NID=156

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