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County and City Formations and Records Availability for Nansemond through Nottoway Counties

The following entries for Virginia's counties and cities include: the county's date of formation or the city's date of establishment, the parent county or counties that formed the new county or the date of incorporation for the city, and whether The Library of Virginia houses microfilm and original records for that locality. Following the hyperlink under "County" or "Independent City" will direct you to a map page indicating its location within the state and provide further background information on its history. Following the "Microfilm Available at The Library of Virginia" link will direct you to the county's or city's microfilm holdings page in the Guide to Virginia County and City Records On Microfilm. Please see main page for information on arrangement and searching of microfilmed records. For information on original locality records housed at The Library of Virginia please contact Archives Reference Services.

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County Date of formation Parent County or Counties Microfilm available at
The Library of Virginia
Originals records available at
The Library of Virginia
Nansemond County (Extinct) 1637 New Norfolk County. Previously named Upper Norfolk County until renamed Nansemond County in 1646, city of Nansemond 1972-1974. Now extinct, incorporated into the city of Suffolk in 1974. Yes Yes
Nelson County 1807 Amherst County. Yes Yes
New Kent County 1654 York County. Yes Yes
New Norfolk County (Extinct) 1636 Elizabeth City County. No No
Norfolk County (Extinct) 1691 Lower Norfolk County. Now extinct, incorporated into the city of Chesapeake in 1963. Yes Yes
Northampton County 1634 Original Shire.  Previously named Accomac County from 1634 to 1643. Yes Yes
Northumberland County 1645 (government established in 1648) Chickacoan District. Yes Yes
Nottoway County 1788 Amelia County. Yes Yes

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