"The Hornbook of Virginia History"

An extinct county, it was named for the Nansemond Indians.  The county became the independent city of Nansemond in July 1972 and on 1 January 1974 merged with the city of Suffolk.  Suffolk was incorporated as a town in 1808, and as a city in 1910.

Parishes - Chuckatuck (after 1643-1737), East (1643-1744), Lower (after 1643-1737), Lower Suffolk, South (after 1744), Suffolk (1737-____), Upper (after 1643-after 1744), Upper Suffolk (after 1744), West (1643-before 1737).

County Site Resources

~ Books and Resources ~ Cemeteries ~ County Links ~
~ County Surnames ~ Past Queries ~ Queries and Message Board ~
~ Transcriptions ~ VA Archives ~ VA Surnames ~

Neighboring Counties

Isle of Wight County | Warwick County (extinct)

Southampton County | Norfolk County | Hertford County, NC

Gates County, NC | Camden County, NC





County Coordinator, Katherine Benbow

Last update Sunday, 22-Aug-2010 12:19:26 CDT June 21, 2010.

Many thanks to former hosts Tim "PITA" Harper, Lou Keller, & Carol A. Morrison, for their hard work on this site.

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