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County History
Halifax County was named for George Montagu Dunk, second earl of Halifax,
 who was president of the Board of Trade from 1748 to 1761.
It was formed from Lunenburg County in 1752.
 Its area is 805.7 square miles, and the county seat is Halifax.
- Library of Virginia

   Halifax - Scottsburg - South Boston - Virgilina

Clover - Cluster Springs - Cody - Nathalie - Omega - Turbeville - Vernon Hill


Online Data




Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Website Updates


Addition of Obituaries 

Addition of Biographies 

A History of Halifax County Chapter 10&11



A History of Halifax County Chapter 8&9


Addition to Miscellaneous Data

JULY 2014

Addition of Obituaries 

A History of Halifax County Chapter 2,3,4,5,6&7

June 2014

Addition of Obituaries 

A History of Halifax County Chapter 1

May 2014

Biography for Chalmers and Woodall Family Letters

December 2013

A History of Halifax County Foreword

September 2013

1790 Census (1782-1785 Halifax County Enumerations)

August 2013

1883 Pensioners

1 Community News Item

1 Military News Item

5 News Items

22 Marriage Notices

50 Obituaries

1 Revolutionary War soldier biography      

July 2013

William Holt Family Bible

June 2013

Halifax County Handbook

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Surrounding Counties
* Campbell County - northwest
* Charlotte County - northeast
* Mecklenburg County - east
* Granville County, North Carolina - southeast
* Person County, North Carolina - south
* Caswell County, North Carolina - southwest
* Pittsylvania County - west



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