Buckingham County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Buckingham County, Virginia (Map It) was created in April 07, 1758 from Albemarle County . Buckingham county was named for either the English county of Buckinghamshire or for the Duke of Buckingham. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Buckingham County is bordered by Fluvanna County (northeast), Cumberland County (east), Prince Edward County (south), Appomattox County (southwest), Nelson County (west), Albemarle County (northwest).

Buckingham County Cities and Towns include  Dillwyn and Arvonia.

Buckingham County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Buckingham County, VA Courthouse
Buckingham County, VA Courthouse

The Buckingham County Courthouse is located in Buckingham, Virginia. Learn More About State of Virginia Court, Tax, Land and Probate Records.

Please contact the each clerk's department to confirm mailing address, hours, fees and other information before visiting or requesting information because contact information sometimes changes.  The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH .  The documents are available to interested parties, barring confidential issues.  Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The Buckingham County record dates below are from the earliest date to present time. They may include records of land, estates, taxes, vital records, divorces, naturalizations, voter registration, military discharges and court records. County court records were destroyed by fire in 1869. One plat book survived and some wills and deeds were later recorded.

  • Buckingham County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1784, Land Records from 1762, Court Records from 1869 and Probate Records from 1868. The County Clerk of Circuit Court serves as custodian of all county court records, and is responsible for providing access to those court records by court personnel, the legal community and the public.
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  • County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes County and city records document the daily activities of the courts in Virginia's counties, independent cities, and towns. The Library of Virginia houses both original and microfilm records for many of Virginia's counties and independent cities. The guides list will help researchers navigate the complex variety of county and city records in the Library's collections. It includes County and City Records at the Library of Virginia, Using County and City Court Records, Chancery Cases, Judgments, Lost Records Localities database and Burned Jurisdiction database.

Buckingham County, Virginia Census Records

Buckingham County, Virginia Vital Records

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