Alleghany County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Alleghany County, Virginia (Map It) was created in January 05, 1822 and was formed from  Bath County, Botetout County and Monroe County, West Virginia in 1822, additional parts of Bath County (1823) and Monroe County, West Virginia (1843) were added . Alleghany county was named for the Alleghany Mountains. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Alleghany County is bordered by Bath County (north), Rockbridge County (east), Botetourt County (southeast), Craig County (south), Monroe County, West Virginia (southwest), Greenbrier County, West Virginia (west).

Alleghany County Cities and Towns include Covington, Clifton Forge, Iron Gate, Low Moor and Selma.

Alleghany County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Allegheny County, VA Courthouse
Allegheny County, VA Courthouse

The Alleghany County Courthouse is located in Covington, 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 Alleghany 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.

  • Alleghany County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1801, Land Records from 1669, Court Records from 1778 and Probate Records from 1772. 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.
  • Alleghany County Commissioner of the Revenue
  • Clifton Forge Health Department, 322 Jefferson Avenue, P. O. Box 15, Clifton Forge, VA 24422; Phone: (540) 862-4131
  • Covington Health Department, 321 Beech Street | P.O. Box 747, Covington, VA 24426; Phone: (540) 962-2173

  • 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.

Alleghany County, Virginia Census Records

Alleghany County, Virginia Vital Records

Alleghany County, Virginia Resources

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