Goochland County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Goochland County, Virginia (Map It) was created in March 06, 1727 from Henrico County . Goochland county was named for William Gooch, colonial lieutenant governor of Virginia .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Goochland County is bordered by Louisa County (north), Hanover County (northeast), Henrico County (east), Powhatan County (south), Cumberland County (southwest), Fluvanna County (west).

Goochland County Cities and Towns include Goochland, Maidens, Manakin-Sabot, Sandy Hook .

Goochland County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Goochland County, VA Courthouse
Goochland County, VA Courthouse

The Goochland County Courthouse is located in Goochland, Virginia. The present courthouse is the fourth to serve the county and the second to occupy this site. The building was erected in 1826 by Valentine Parrish, a Cumberland builder, and Dabney Crosby, a skilled Staunton brick mason who had worked for Thomas Jefferson at the University of 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 Goochland 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.

  • Goochland County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1730, Land Records from 1728, Court Records from 1728 and Probate Records from 1728. 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.
  • Goochland County (VA) Treasurer
  • Goochland County Commissioner of the Revenue
  • 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.

Goochland County, Virginia Census Records

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