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Galax (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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

County InformationEdit

DescriptionEdit

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].

CourthouseEdit

Galax City Courthouse

For additional records, see Carroll and Grayson counties.


HistoryEdit

Parent CountyEdit

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

ResourcesEdit

MapsEdit

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WebsitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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).