Galax (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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United States
Virginia
Galax (Independent City)
Galax, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Founded 1890
Website http://www.galaxva.com/

County Information

Description

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

Galax City Courthouse

For additional records, see Carroll and Grayson counties.


History

Parent County

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

Resources

Maps

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Websites

References

  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).