Charles City County

Formation Date: 1634 (original shire)

Image depicting location of Charles City County
Charles City County was named for Charles I of England and was one of the eight shires established in 1634. Its area is 204 square miles, and the county seat is Charles City. According to the 2000 census, its population is 6,626.

Note: Records have been destroyed at various times, most significantly during the Civil War.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes

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