Poquoson (Independent City), Virginia

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York County Courthouse, Yorktown, Va. Courtesy: Collection: County Court Houses, Flickr by Jimmy Emerson. Used by permission.

Poquoson aka York County Courthouse
500 City Hall Avenue
Poquoson, Virginia 23662

Phone: (757) 868-3000 | Fax: (757) 868-3101

The York County - Poquosin Courthouse
aka York County Circuit Court
300 Ballard St.
Yorktown, VA 23690

The courthouse serves both York County and the independent city of Poquoson.

The Records room is open from 8:15 AM to 4:45 PM Monday through Friday and can be contacted by calling (757) 890-4103.

Quick Facts

Parent County

1952: Poquoson was created from York County. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties



Eastern Cemetery

Emmaus Cemetery

Trinity Cemetery

Western Cemetery


Church History and Records

Court Records

Land and Property Records



Military History and Records

Civil War

Since Poquoson was created in 1952 from York County, records about men who fought in the Civil War (1861-1865) from that area would be found in the York County military records.


Probate Records


Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).