Greene County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Greene County, Virginia (Map It) was created in January 24, 1838 from Orange County . Greene county was named for Nathanael Greene, Revolutionary War general.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Greene County is bordered by Rockingham County (west), Page County (northwest), Madison County (northeast), Orange County (southeast), Albemarle County (south).

Greene County Cities and Towns include Stanardsville, Ruckersville, Quinque, Dyke .

Greene County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Greene County, VA Courthouse
Greene County, VA Courthouse

The Greene County Courthouse is located in Stanardsville, Virginia. The courthouse was built in 1838 on land donated by Robert Stanard. On October 24, 1979, a fire destroyed the county office and part of the courthouse. The courthouse was restored. A new county administration building was built on the corner of Main Street and Columbia Road, which is now Celt Road. A fire in 1979 destroyed the interior, but the exterior remained intact. 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 Greene 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. Lost the first deed book during the Civil War when it was removed from the courthouse; no records were lost, but some suffered extreme water damage in efforts to put out a fire in the 1970s.

  • Greene County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1838, Land Records from 1838, Court Records from 1838 and Probate Records from 1838. 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.
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  • 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.

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Greene County, Virginia Vital Records

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