Craig County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Craig County, Virginia (Map It) was created in March 21, 1851 from Botetourt County, Giles County, Roanoke County and Monroe County, West Virginia. Parts of Monroe County, West Virginia added in 1853 and 1856, part of Montgomery County added in 1853, part of Alleghany County added in 1856, and part of Giles County added in 1858) . Craig county was named for Robert Craig, U.S. Representative from Virginia. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Craig County is bordered by Alleghany County (north), Botetourt County (east), Roanoke County (southeast), Montgomery County (south), Giles County (southwest), Monroe County, West Virginia (west).

Craig County Cities and Towns include New Castle.

Craig County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Craig County, VA Courthouse
Craig County, VA Courthouse

The Craig County Courthouse is located in New Castle, 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 Craig 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.

  • Craig County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1865, Land Records from 1851, Court Records from 1851 and Probate Records from 1851. 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.
  • Craig 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.

Craig County, Virginia Census Records

Craig County, Virginia Vital Records

Craig County, Virginia Resources

Craig County, Virginia External Links

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