Poquoson, Virginia

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Virginia|Virginia]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[York County, Virginia|York County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Poquoson,_Virginia|Poquoson (Independent City)]]''  
''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Virginia|Virginia]] > Poquoson (Independent City)''  
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| name                    = Poquoson, Virginia
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| settlement_type        = Independent City
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| map_caption            = Location in [[Virginia]]
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| established_title      = Founded
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| established_date        = 1952
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| website                = [http://www.poquoson-va.gov www.poquoson-va.gov]
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{{Tip|For additional records, see [[York County, Virginia|York County]].}}
  
 
== Courthouse  ==
 
== Courthouse  ==
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Phone: (757) 868-3000 | Fax: (757) 868-3101  
 
Phone: (757) 868-3000 | Fax: (757) 868-3101  
  
[http://www.yorkcounty.gov/circuitcourt The York County - Poquosin Courthouse]<br>aka York County Circuit Court<br>300 Ballard St.<br>Yorktown, VA 23690<br>
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[http://www.yorkcounty.gov/circuitcourt The York County - Poquosin Courthouse]<br>aka York County Circuit Court<br>300 Ballard St.<br>Yorktown, VA 23690<br>  
  
 
The courthouse serves both York County and the independent city of Poquoson.  
 
The courthouse serves both York County and the independent city of Poquoson.  
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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.  
 
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 ==
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== History ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1952: '''Poquoson was created from York County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
'''1952: '''Poquoson was created from York County. <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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[[Image:Vapoquoson.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
 
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Eastern Cemetery  
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*Eastern Cemetery  
 
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*Emmaus Cemetery  
Emmaus Cemetery  
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*Trinity Cemetery  
 
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*Western Cemetery
Trinity Cemetery  
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Western Cemetery  
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==== ''Civil War''<br> ====
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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,_Virginia|York County]] records.<br>
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Poquoson+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Virginia%2C+Poquoson+%28Independent+City%29|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 00:14, 31 January 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png York County Gotoarrow.png Poquoson (Independent City)

Poquoson, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1952
Website www.poquoson-va.gov

Contents

Courthouse

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.

History

Parent County

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

Resources

Vapoquoson.jpg

Cemeteries

  • Eastern Cemetery
  • Emmaus Cemetery
  • Trinity Cemetery
  • Western Cemetery

Web Sites

References

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