Highland County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Highland County, Virginia (Map It) was created in March 19, 1847 from Bath County and Pendleton County, West Virginia. Highland county was named for the Mountainous topography . Learn More About State of Virginia History

Highland County is bordered by Pendleton County, West Virginia (north), Augusta County (southeast), Bath County (southwest), Pocahontas County, West Virginia (west).

Highland County Cities and Towns include Blue Grass, Head Waters, Hightown, New Hampden, Palo Alto .

Highland County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Highland County, VA Courthouse
Highland County, VA Courthouse

The Highland County Courthouse is located in Monterey, 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 Highland 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.

  • Highland County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1847, Land Records from 1847, Court Records from 1847 and Probate Records from 1847. 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.
  • Highland 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.

Highland County, Virginia Census Records

Highland County, Virginia Vital Records

Highland County, Virginia Resources

Highland County, Virginia External Links

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