Galax (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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Galax, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1890
Website http://www.galaxva.com/

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The City of Galax is located in the Southwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named for the mountain evergreen that grows profusely in the surrounding area[1].

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Galax City Courthouse

For additional records, see Carroll and Grayson counties.


History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1954 -- Galax was created in 1954 from Carroll County and Grayson County. [2]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Galax (Independent City), Virginia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the City
  • FindAGrave Clicking on Place Name (without the word "cemetery") may list more.
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Grayson CountyCarroll CountySurry CountyAlleghany CountyVA GALAX IND CITY.PNG
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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. http://www.ereferencedesk.com/resources/counties/virginia/city-of-galax.html
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).