Halifax County, Virginia
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Halifax County, Virginia
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.

[Source: Library of Virginia]

Halifax - Scottsburg - South Boston - Virgilina

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


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Website Updates:
Mar 2017:  Marriage Records from "a History of Halifax County"; Early Ministers Performing Marriages 1753-1850;  Church Histories
Jan 2016: list of Cemeteries, bio for ELAM, BARR;  Marriage Announcement for WALKER-DANIEL




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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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