Welcome to the
City of Newport News &
Warwick County, Virginia
USGenWeb Project

Warwick River was one of the original 8 shires formed in 1634; the name was shortened to Warwick County in 1643.   The county seat was Denbigh.  
The county became extinct in 1952, when it became the city of Warwick.   Warwick was consolidated with the city of Newport News in 1958.
Newport News was established as a town in 1880, though not incorporated as such.   The General Assembly incorporated the City of Newport News in 1896.

For more on Newport News history, visit the Main Street Library's Genealogy/Local History website

Cemeteries

Libraries

Queries
Newport News
Warwick Co.

For additional information visit these sites:
Newport News VAGenWeb Archives
Newport News VAGenWeb Archives FTP Directory
Warwick County VAGenWeb Archives
Warwick County VAGenWeb Archives FTP Directory
Newport News Rootsweb Message Board
Warwick Co. Rootsweb Message Board
Newport News City Government Website
Newport News Tourism
Newport News Public Library System
NNPLS Digital Library
NNPLS Martha Woodroof Hiden Memorial Collection, a.k.a. the Virginiana Room @ Main Street Library -- Facebook page
NNPLS Obituary Index
Newport News article, Wikipedia
Warwick County article, Wikipedia
James City County VAGenWeb
James City County VAGenWeb Archives
York County VAGenWeb
York County VAGenWeb Archives
Hampton VAGenWeb Archives
The Library of Virginia
Virginia Society for Black Historical and Genealogical Research/AAHGS-Hampton Roads Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution: Newport News-Warwick Chapter
Tidewater Genealogical Society
VAGenWeb Archives Table of Contents
USGenWeb Archives Special Projects for Virginia
Recent Virginia Uploads
Family History 101 - Virginia Resources
Family History 101 - Virginia Maps


If you have questions or comments, or data you would like to contribute to this Project, contact Matt Harris who maintains this site.


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