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Galax (Independent City), Virginia Genealogy

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

County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Galax City Courthouse

For additional records, see Carroll and Grayson counties.


History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

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

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries of Galax (Independent City), Virginia online and in print
Tombstone Transcriptions Online
Tombstone Transcriptions in Print (Often more complete)
List of Cemeteries in the City
See Virginia Cemeteries for more information.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Grayson CountyCarroll CountySurry CountyAlleghany CountyVA GALAX IND CITY.PNG
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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  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).