Bristol (Independent City)
The City of Bristol is a twin city located directly on the Virginia-Tennessee state line and is located in the Southwestern corner of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Bristol was originally named Sapling Grove by General Evan Shelby, a well-known figure during the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War.
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Bristol Virginia City Courthouse
For additional records, see Washington County, Virginia and Sullivan County, Tennessee.
1890--Bristol was created 12 February 1890 from Washington County. 
For a detailed list, including addresses, phone numbers, and external links, see Bristol, Virginia Cemeteries.
The following is a list of cemeteries in Bristol:
- Citizens Cemetery
- East Hill Cemetery
- Mountain View Cemetery
- Sharrett Cemetery
- Susong Cemetery
Bristol (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy deaths are included in the Library of Virginia's Death Index of Virginia, 1853-1896, sponsored by The Virginia Genealogical Society, available online - free.
Societies and Libraries
- ↑ https://www.bristolva.org/255/About-Bristol
- ↑ The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- ↑ USGS Map, Topozone.com
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