Lookup Public Records in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Pittsylvania County Overview

With a population of 63,506 as of the 2010 census, Pittsylvania County in Virginia is the largest in the state by land area (969 square miles), and the second largest to total area (978 square miles). The county was created in 1767 and its county seat is Chatham; however, Hurt is the largest community. The largest undeveloped uranium deposit in the United States — and the seventh largest in the world is in Pittsylvania County, which was named for William Pitt, 1st Earl of Chatham, who served as Prime Minister of Great Britain from 1766 to 1768 and opposed harsh colonial policies. The county is bounded on the north by the Roanoke River, intersected by the Banister River through the middle, and drained by the Dan River on the south. Neighboring counties are in both Virginia and North Carolina: Bedford County, Virginia – northwest, Campbell County, Virginia – northeast, Halifax County, Virginia – east, Caswell County, North Carolina – southeast, Danville, Virginia – south, Rockingham County, North Carolina – southwest, Henry County, Virginia – west/southwest, and Franklin County, Virginia – west/northwest. Of the 19 zip codes utilized by the county, the most populous is 24540.

Pittsylvania County Clerk Information

Honorable Mark W. Scarce, Clerk
One North Main Street
P.O. Box 31
Chatham, VA 24531-0031
(434) 432-7887

Pittsylvania County Records

Shirley Y. Hammock, Commissioner of the Revenue
11 North Main Street
P.O. Box 272
Chatham, VA 24531
Chatham: 434-432-7940
Gretna and Hurt: 434-656-6211

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Land records, deeds, fee schedules, plats and surveys, maps, passports, tax liens, easements and condemnations:

Vincent E. Shorter, Treasurer
Courthouse Annex
11 Bank St.
P.O. Box 230
Chatham, VA 24531
Chatham and Danville Area: 434-432-7960
Gretna and Hurt Area: 434-656-6211

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