James City County, VA Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce Records
In James City County, qualified individuals may obtain Virginia vital records for $12.00 (even if the search yields no results) at the Virginia Department of Health. Death, marriage, and divorce records become public after 50 years, birth records after 100. The Library of Virginia houses birth and death records (18531896) and marriage records (18531935). In 1607, Virginia Algonquins and Powhatans, descendants of migratory hunters who had lived in the area for thousands of years, greeted the first English colonists in the area now known as James City County. In August 1619, a Dutch ship brought the first blacks to the colony.
James City County Recorder Office - Birth, Death, Marriage & Divorce Records
James City County
5201 Monticello Ave, #6
Williamsburg, VA 23188
Hours of Operation: 8:30AM-4PM EST
Real Estate: 757-564-2349
Recording Officer: Clerk of Circuit Court
Note: Office also handles filings for the City of Williamsburg.
Assessor Fax: 757-253-6601
Assessor Address: 101-F Mounts Bay Rd
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