Amherst County, VA Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records
The Amherst County Clerk of Court handles marriage certificates only. More genealogy may be found at rootsweb.ancestry.com. Virginia vital records are available to qualified individuals for $12.00 at the Virginia Department of Health. Death, marriage, and divorce records become public after 50 years, birth records after 100. Created in 1761 from Albemarle County, the county was named for Sir Jeffrey Amherst, acclaimed as "Conqueror of Canada". The Monacan tribe, which dates back 10,000 years andonce occupied roughly half of the state of Virginia, now consists primarily of about 1,400 people located in the Amherst County area; others are scattered across the United States.
Amherst County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
PO Box 462
Amherst, VA 24521
Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-5PM EST
Real Estate: 434-946-9321
Recording Officer: Clerk of Circuit Court
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