Galax (Independent City), Virginia

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United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Carroll County Gotoarrow.png Grayson County Gotoarrow.png 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

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Parent County

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

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).