Essex County Birth Records Search (Virginia)

Perform a free Essex County, VA public birth records search, including birth certificates, birth indexes, birth databases, and birth dates.


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Essex County Adoption Records https://www.dss.virginia.gov/files/division/dfs/ap/intro_page/guidance_procedures/records.pdf View Essex County, Virginia adoption information, including guidelines for requesting adoption records, adoption fees, foreign and domestic adoption.

Essex County Birth Certificates http://www.vdh.virginia.gov/vital-records/ View Essex County, Virginia birth certificate information, including required identification and fees for certified copy requests.

Essex County Clerk of The Circuit Court Website http://www.courts.state.va.us/courts/circuit/essex/home.html View Essex County Clerk of the Circuit Court home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Essex Public Library Genealogy Records http://eplva.org/genealogy/ View Essex Public Library genealogy information, including yearbooks, slave names, family research and news.

Find Essex County Birth Records

Essex County Birth Records are documents relating to an individual's birth in Essex County, Virginia. These can include Essex County birth certificates, birth indexes, and birth databases. Some states may also have paternity registries and affidavits of parentage for children born to single parents. Birth Records are kept by Vital Records Offices or the Essex County Clerk's Offices, which may be run by the Virginia state government or at the local Essex County level.

Learn about Birth Records, including:
  • Where to get free Birth Records online
  • How to access the Virginia birth index
  • What information is included in birth databases
  • How to get certified copies of Essex County birth certificates
  • What birth records are used for