Place:Nelson, Virginia, United States

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NameNelson
Alt namesNelson countysource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.783°N 78.783°W
Located inVirginia, United States     (1808 - )
See alsoAmherst, Virginia, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


Nelson is a county.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1808 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1808 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1810 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1853 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1810 9,684
1820 10,137
1830 11,254
1840 12,287
1850 12,758
1860 13,015
1870 13,898
1880 16,536
1890 15,336
1900 16,075
1910 16,821
1920 17,277
1930 16,345
1940 16,241
1950 14,042
1960 12,752
1970 11,702
1980 12,204
1990 12,778

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