Historical Links

  • New River Notes Historical resources and genealogy page for the Upper New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia. This includes Ashe, Alleghany, Watagua and Wilkes counties in Northwest North Carolina, Grayson and Carroll counties in Virginia plus adjacent counties in North Carolina, Virginia, and Tennessee.

Grayson County Sites

  • 1908 Court House: The Historic 1908 Court House serves as the Art & Cultural Center of Grayson County, VA. Preserving our legacy for future generations.
  • Kegley Library: The F.B. Kegley Library is a special collection of southwestern Virginia history and genealogical materials in the WCC Library in Wytheville.
  • Grayson County Info: Nestled in the Blue Ridge Highlands of SW Virginia is Grayson County. It is the perfect place to enjoy the stunning beauty and profound quiet moments that nature can provide.
  • Fries, Virginia: The Town of Fries (pronounced “freeze”) is in Grayson County on the north banks of the New River. It is fifteen miles northeast of the county seat of Independence on Route 94. The town was named for Colonel Francis Fries of Salem, North Carolina.
  • Grayson Library: Grayson County Public Library
  • Swinney Place: web site describes the homeplace of David and Mary Wright Swinney

Music and Arts

  • The Crooked Road Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, promoting Appalachian Virginia’s Cultural Heritage

Genealogy Links

Google+ Post

  • Cole, Warren and Roberts Family Tree There are lots of Grayson County Surnames in this file. The file consists of over 25,000 names with the majority being in Grayson County or from Grayson County, VA
  • Grayson County Osbornes children of Harden and Dollie Osborne. This site contains ancestry information and stories about Osbornes, Pughs, and related families.
  • Livesay Historical Society is dedicated to learning more of their Livesay heritage .
  • Rings of Grayson County Virginia This website was created on Aug 31 2008 and last updated on Sep 13 2008.There are 69 names in this family tree.The earliest recorded event is the birth of Martin Ring in 1744.
  • Russell Family Reunion This web site is a place for the Russell family and extended families to ‘meet’ and get acquainted, share pictures, stories, and other memorabilia associated with the family.

Organization Links


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