The Resource Scott County (Va.) Records

Scott County (Va.) Records

Scott County (Va.) Records, 1782-1951, undated
Scott County (Va.) Records
Inclusive dates
1782-1951, undated
Scott County (Va.) Records, 1782-1951, undated, consist of Bonds/Commissions/Oaths, County Administrative Records (including Board of Supervisors, Commissioner of Revenue, Overseer of the Poor, Sheriffs' and Treasurer Records), Court Records (County, Circuit and Unspecified), Election Records, Fiduciary Records, Health and Medical Records, Justice of the Peace Records, Land Records, Marriage Records and Vital Statistics, Military and Pension Records, Miscellaneous Records, Organization Records, Public Buidings and Grounds, Road and Bridge Records, School Records, Tax and Fiscal Records and Wills
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Biographical or historical data
Scott County was formed from Lee, Russell and Washington counties by a statute adopted on 24 November 1814. The county court first met on 14 February 1815. Scott County was named for General Winfied Scott, a native of Virginia, in recognition of his victories during the War of 1812. General Scott was later commanding general of the American army during the war with Mexico.
Cataloging source
Scott County (Va.) Records
  • Items 0007283687-0007283689, 0007283663-0007283666 and Boxes 1161981-1161983 and 1161985 are found at the Library of Virginia. For the additional boxes and volume found at the State Records Center, contact Archives Reference Services for access information, directions and hours
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court papers from Scott County under the accession number 50083
  • Item (Militia Fines, 1828, photocopy) in Box 1050470 came to the Library of Virginia under the accession number 34832. Original item is found in Box 1137318
  • These items came to the Library of Virginia in a transfer of court records from Scott County
  • The Library of Virginia
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Contents list
  • 30.53
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Governing access note
There are no restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
  • Scott County Circuit Court
  • Scott County Circuit Court
Terms governing use
There are no restrictions.
Type of unit
  • cu. ft. (35 boxes and 7 folders)
  • v.

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      800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, US
      37.5415632 -77.4360805
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