Clarke County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Clarke County, Virginia (Map It) was created in March 08, 1836 from Frederick County, part of Warren County was added in 1860. Clarke county was named for George Rogers Clarke, Revolutionary War general .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Clarke County is bordered by Loudoun County (east), Warren County (southwest), Fauquier County (southeast), Frederick County (west), Jefferson County, West Virginia (North).

Clarke County Cities and Towns include Berryville and Boyce.

Clarke County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Clarke County, VA Courthouse
Clarke County, VA Courthouse

The Clarke County Courthouse is located in Berryville, 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 Clarke 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. Had pages cut from several record books during the Civil War.

  • Clarke County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1836, Land Records from 1836, Court Records from 1836 and Probate Records from 1836. 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.
  • Clarke County Commissioner of Revenue
  • Clarke County Treasurer
  • Clarke 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.

Clarke County, Virginia Census Records

Clarke County, Virginia Vital Records

Clarke County, Virginia Resources

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