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County History
Pittsylvania was formed in 1767 out of Halifax County. William Pitt, the 1st Earl of Chatham, is who the county is named after. The western part of Pittsylvania County became Henry County in 1777. Pittsylvania is the largest county in Virginia and consists of over 982 square miles.

Blairs - Chalk Level - Dry Fork - Grit - Keeling - Mount Airy - Mt Hermon - Pickerals Crossing
Pittsville - Renan - Ringgold - Sonans - Straightstone - Whittles Depot - Tightsqueeze
Chatham - Gretna - Hurt
NOTE: Danville is within the boundaries of this county, but is not a part of the county.
It is an independent city according to Virginia Law.


Online Data

Churches / Religion
Death Records
County History
School Records
County Updates
Sept 2014
1883 Pensioners

Sept 2013
Wright Obit

Nov 2012
1890 Veteran's Census - Danville
1890 Veteran's Census - North Danville

Jun 2012
Captain Moses Hutchings Obituary
Mrs. Ann R. Jones Obituary
Claiborne - Palmer Marriage
Keen - Harvey Marriage
Whitehead - Waller Marriage

Apr 2012
Brantley Carter Obituary

Dec 2011
Judge H. W. Flournoy Biography


Surrounding Counties

| Bedford | Campbell | Halifax | Caswell Co., NC | Rockingham Co., NC | Henry| Franklin |


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