Augusta County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Augusta County, Virginia (Map It) was created in December 15, 1738 and was formed from Orange County. Augusta county was named for Augusta of Saxe-Gotha, the Princess of Wales.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Augusta County is bordered by Pendleton County, West Virginia (north), Rockingham County (northeast), Albemarle County (east), Nelson County (southeast), Rockbridge County (southwest), Bath County (west), Highland County (northwest).

Augusta County Cities and Towns include Craigsville, Grottoes (partial). The Independent City of Staunton and Independent City of Waynesboro (incorporated as such in 1902 and 1948 respectively) are located within the boundaries of Augusta County, but are not a part of the county .

Augusta County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Augusta County, VA Courthouse
Augusta County, VA Courthouse

The Augusta County Courthouse is located in Staunton, 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 Augusta 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. Authorized in 1738, but the government was not formed until 1745. See Montgomery County for Earlier records

  • Augusta County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1785, Land Records from 1745, Court Records from 1745 and Probate Records from 1745. 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.
  • Augusta County Property Records Search
  • Augusta County Commissioner of the Revenue
  • Augusta County Treasurer
  • Augusta-Staunton Health Department, District Headquarters building, 1414 North Augusta Street, P.O. Box 2126, Staunton, VA 24402; Main Reception: (540) 332-7830
  • 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.

Augusta County, Virginia Census Records

Augusta County, Virginia Vital Records

Augusta County, Virginia Resources

Augusta County, Virginia External Links

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