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County History

Created on December 20, 1799, Tazewell County was made from parts of Russell and Wythe Counties.  It was named after a United States Senator from Virginia named Henry Tazewell.  The town of Jeffersonville, renamed Tazewell, is the county seat.

Bluefield - Cedar Bluff - Pocahontas - Richlands - Tazewell

Abbs Valley - Baptist Valley - Bishop - Boissievain - Burkes Garden - Claypool Hill - Frog Level - Hidden Valley
Jewell Ridge - Liberty - North Tazewell - Paintlick - Pisgah - Pounding Mill - Raven - Springville
Tannersville - Tip Top - Thompson Valley - Wardell

Online Data


Church Histories / Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

County Updates
Apr 2014
Many Obits added
1883 Pensioners

Sep 2012
Adam Hedrick Obituary
Mrs. Fannie A. Whitley Obituary
Richard Paxton Obituary
Litz/Stauber Marriage
Created new section under newspapers - medical reports
1890 Veteran's Census - Tazewell Alms House
1890 Veteran's Census - Tazewell

May 2012
Miss Laura Thorpe Obituary
G. H. Lawrence Obituary
Richard Davis Yeates Obituary
Mrs. Lucy Ferguson Obituary
Faulkner/Howard Marriage
Wysor/Moomaw Marriage
Harry/Shannon Marriage

Surrounding Counties

Bland - Buchanan - Mercer Co WV - McDowell Co WV - Russell - Smyth

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