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Chesapeake County, VA Public Records

1st Circuit Court
307 Albemarle Dr, #300A
Chesapeake, VA 23322-5579 www.courts.state.va.us/courts/cir...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 757-382-3000
F: 757-382-3034
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $4,500, Probate
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed records released
1st General District Court
307 Albemarle Dr, #100
Civic Center
Chesapeake, VA 23322 www.courts.state.va.us/courts/gd/...
Hours: 8AM-4PM EST
P: 757-382-3100
F: 757-382-3172
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No juvenile, sealed records released
Indicate division (civil, criminal or traffic) in address. Traffic phone is 757-382-3119 (voice), 757-382-3171 (fax).

Chesapeake County, VA Vital Records

Contact the Chesapeake City 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.

Chesapeake City
Clerk of Circuit Court
www.cityofchesapeake.net/Governme...
8AM-4PM EST
Phone: 757-382-3000
Fax: 757-382-3034
Recorded Documents

Chesapeake County Vital Certificates

Chesapeake County Vital Certificates

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Chesapeake County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 340.72 sq mi
Population (2009): 222,455
  • Females: 51.5%
  • White: 65.0%
  • Black/African American: 30.2%
  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 3.3%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 62.2%
Population Change (2000-2009): 23,269
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 3.0%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 5.6%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 7.9%
High School Graduates (2000): 85.1%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 24.7%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.79
Housing Units (2000): 72,672
Homeownership Rate (2000): 74.9%
Migration Flow to Chesapeake County, VA from (2007-2008):

Chesapeake County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $4,918,295
  • Construction: $607,339
  • Retail Trade: $461,912
  • Professional and Technical Services: $588,661
  • Healthcare: $286,516
  • Banking: $202,953
  • Retail Trade: $461,912
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $156,069
  • Manufacturing: $292,048
  • Farms: $19,293
  • Government: $914,357
Employed (2000): 92,376
Unemployed (2000): 3,916
Unemployment Rate (2009): 6.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $37,025
Local Government Employment (2007): 12,974
Local Government Revenue (2007): $758,893 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $828,856 (thou. dol.)

Chesapeake County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 2,996
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.7
Deaths (2007): 1,519
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.9
Infant Deaths (2007): 37
  • Per 1,000 population: 12.3

Chesapeake County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 1,014
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 12
  • Forcible rape: 70
  • Robbery: 379
  • Aggravated Assault: 553
Property Crimes (2008): 7,080
  • Burglary: 1,272
  • Larceny-Theft: 5,358
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 450

Chesapeake County Genealogy Records