Botetourt County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Botetourt County, Virginia (Map It) was created in November 28, 1769 from Augusta County. Botetourt county was named for Norborne Berkeley, 4th Baron Botetourt, colonial governor of Virginia.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Botetourt County is bordered by Roanoke County (southwest), Craig County (west), Alleghany County (northwest), Rockbridge County (northeast), Bedford County (southeast).

Botetourt County Cities and Towns include  Blue Ridge, Buchanan, Cloverdale, Daleville, Eagle Rock, Fincastle, Hollins, Oriskany, Springwood and Troutville. .

Botetourt County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Botetourt County, VA Courthouse
Botetourt County, VA Courthouse

The Botetourt County Courthouse is located in Fincastle, 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 Botetourt 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.

  • Botetourt County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1770, Land Records from 1770, Court Records from 1770 and Probate Records from 1770. 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.
  • Botetourt County Treasurer's Office
  • Botetourt County Health Department
  • 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.

Botetourt County, Virginia Census Records

Botetourt County, Virginia Vital Records

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