Craig County, Virginia
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Craig County History
Craig County is located in the Shenandoah Valley region of Virginia.
It was named for Robert Craig, a 19th-century Virginia congressman.
Formed from Botetourt, Roanoke, Giles, and Monroe (in present-day West Virginia) Counties in 1851, it was enlarged with several subsequent additions from neighboring counties.  
Population from the 2000 census was just over 5,000 people.

The county seat is New Castle

* Abbott (unincorporated) * New Castle * Paint Bank * Simmonsville

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Craig County Data


Birth Records

Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Slavery Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Mar 2016:  bio for PECK
Dec 2015: obits for GREENWAY, GIVENS, McCARTNEY, FELIX, ROBINSON;  marriage announcement for LUCK - ELMORE; Gossip news for WITT, HANNAH





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Surrounding Counties
* Alleghany County - north
Botetourt County - east
Roanoke County - southeast
Montgomery County - south
Giles County - southwest
Monroe County, West Virginia - west
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