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Amherst County, VA Public Records

24th Circuit Court
PO Box 462
Amherst, VA 24521 www.courts.state.va.us/courts/cir...
Hours: 8:30AM-5PM EST
P: 434-946-9321
F: 434-946-9323
Couriers: 113 Taylor Street
Amherst, VA 24521
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $4,500, Probate
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed or adoption records released
24th General District Court
PO Box 513
Amherst, VA 24521 www.courts.state.va.us/courts/gd/...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 434-946-9351
F: 434-946-9359
Couriers: 113 Taylor St
Amherst, VA 24521
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,001, Eviction, Small Claims
Restricted Records: No sealed records released
Has handled misdemeanor cases since 1985.

Amherst County, VA Vital Records

Contact the Amherst County Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Amherst County
Clerk of Circuit Court
113 Taylor St
Amherst, VA 24521 www.courts.state.va.us/courts/cir...
8:30AM-5PM EST
Phone: 434-946-9321
Fax: 434-946-9323
Recorded Documents

Amherst County Vital Certificates

Amherst County Vital Certificates

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Amherst County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 475.18 sq mi
Population (2009): 32,482
  • Females: 52.5%
  • White: 78.5%
  • Black/African American: 19.2%
  • Asian: 0.4%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 1.5%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 77.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): 588
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 1.2%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 3.0%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 12.5%
High School Graduates (2000): 70.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 13.1%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.51
Housing Units (2000): 12,958
Homeownership Rate (2000): 78.1%
Migration Flow to Amherst County, VA from (2007-2008):

Amherst County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $472,910
  • Construction: $37,259
  • Retail Trade: $33,441
  • Professional and Technical Services: $0
  • Healthcare: $0
  • Banking: $8,396
  • Retail Trade: $33,441
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $9,003
  • Manufacturing: $112,402
  • Farms: $-545
  • Government: $139,426
Employed (2000): 14,634
Unemployed (2000): 773
Unemployment Rate (2009): 7.6%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $27,396
Local Government Employment (2007): 0
Local Government Revenue (2007): $55,414 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $30,937 (thou. dol.)

Amherst County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 331
  • Per 1,000 population: 10.3
Deaths (2007): 304
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.5
Infant Deaths (2007): 3
  • Per 1,000 population: 9.1

Amherst County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 34
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 1
  • Forcible rape: 6
  • Robbery: 6
  • Aggravated Assault: 21
Property Crimes (2008): 559
  • Burglary: 60
  • Larceny-Theft: 462
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 37

Amherst County Genealogy Records