Newport News, Virginia

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== History and Tidbits ==
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== Courthouse ==
  
Originally a Native American village named Kecoughtan when Sir Thomas Gates took possession of it in 1610.  
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== History  ==
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*Originally a Native American village named Kecoughtan when Sir Thomas Gates took possession of it in 1610.<br>
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*Became independent of Warwick County in 1896.<br>
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*County seat was at Denbigh until 1810 when it moved to City of Newport News.
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==== Parent County  ====
  
Became independent of Warwick County in 1896.
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
County seat was at Denbigh until 1810 when it moved to City of Newport News.
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
=== Independent City Government Site ===
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== Places/Localities ==
  
=== Absorbed and Annexed Cities, Communities, Towns and Counties ===
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==== Populated Places ====
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'''Annexed:''' Denbigh (merged 1958).&nbsp; Warwick County (merged 1958)
  
Denbigh (merged 1958).&nbsp; Warwick County (merged 1958)
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'''Communities:''' Colony Pines . Christopher Shores-Stuart Gardens . Denbigh . East End . Fort Eustis . Glendale . Hildenwood . Hilton Village . Huntington Heights (Overtown). Jefferson Park . Kiln Creek . Lee Hall . Menchville . Morrison (Harpersville) . Newmarket . North End . Oyster Point . Parkview . Port Warwick . Richneck . Riverside . Summerlake . Village Green . Warwick 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Isle of Wight County, Virginia|Isle of Wight]] County | [[James City County, Virginia|James City]] County&nbsp;| [[Surry County, Virginia|Surry]] County | Y[[York County, Virginia|ork]] County | City of [[Hampton, Virginia|Hampton]] | City of [[Portsmouth, Virginia|Portsmouth]] |&nbsp; City of [[Suffolk, Virginia|Suffolk]]
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== Resources  ==
  
=== Communities within the City ===
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==== Cemeteries ====
Colony Pines . Christopher Shores-Stuart Gardens . Denbigh . East End . Fort Eustis . Glendale . Hildenwood . Hilton Village . Huntington Heights (Overtown). Jefferson Park . Kiln Creek . Lee Hall . Menchville . Morrison (Harpersville) . Newmarket . North End . Oyster Point . Parkview . Port Warwick . Richneck . Riverside . Summerlake . Village Green . Warwick
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== Neighboring Cities &amp; Counties ==
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==== Church ====
  
[[Isle_of_Wight_County,_Virginia|Isle of Wight]] County | [[James_City_County,_Virginia|James City]] County&nbsp;| [[Surry_County,_Virginia|Surry]] County | Y[[York_County,_Virginia|ork]] County | City of [[Hampton, Virginia|Hampton]] | City of [[Portsmouth, Virginia|Portsmouth]] |&nbsp; City of [[Suffolk, Virginia|Suffolk]]
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==== Court  ====
  
== Resources ==
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== Web Sites ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*Family History Library Catalog
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
=== Bibiography  ===
 
  
=== Genealogy and History Websites  ===
 
  
[[Category: Newport News, Virginia]]
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[[Category:Newport_News,_Virginia]]

Revision as of 20:34, 15 October 2008

United States  > Virginia > Newport News (Independent City)

Contents

Courthouse

History

  • Originally a Native American village named Kecoughtan when Sir Thomas Gates took possession of it in 1610.
  • Became independent of Warwick County in 1896.
  • County seat was at Denbigh until 1810 when it moved to City of Newport News.

Parent County

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Annexed: Denbigh (merged 1958).  Warwick County (merged 1958)

Communities: Colony Pines . Christopher Shores-Stuart Gardens . Denbigh . East End . Fort Eustis . Glendale . Hildenwood . Hilton Village . Huntington Heights (Overtown). Jefferson Park . Kiln Creek . Lee Hall . Menchville . Morrison (Harpersville) . Newmarket . North End . Oyster Point . Parkview . Port Warwick . Richneck . Riverside . Summerlake . Village Green . Warwick

Neighboring Counties

Isle of Wight County | James City County | Surry County | York County | City of Hampton | City of Portsmouth |  City of Suffolk

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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

References