Loudoun County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Loudoun County, Virginia (Map It) was created in May 17, 1757 from Fairfax County . Loudoun county was named for John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun, British Commander-in-Chief, North America during the Seven Years War .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Loudoun County is bordered by Fairfax County (east), Prince William County (southeast), Fauquier County (south), Jefferson County, West Virginia (west), Clarke County (west), Washington County, Maryland (northwest, across the Potomac River), Frederick County, Maryland (north, across the Potomac River), Montgomery County, Maryland (east, across the Potomac River).

Loudoun County Cities and Towns include Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville and Round Hill .

Loudoun County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Loudoun County, VA Courthouse
Loudoun County, VA Courthouse

Old Loudoun County, VA Courthouse
Old Loudoun County, VA Courthouse

The Loudoun County Courthouse is located in Leesburg, Virginia. The Loudoun County Courthouse, first occupied in 1895, is the third on this site, which was designated for that use on the 1759 plat of Leesburg. On 12 Aug. 1776, the Declaration of Independence was read from the doorway of the first courthouse. The second was built of brick in the Federal style about 1811. The Marquis de Lafayette, onhis grand tour of the United States, was entereatined here on 9 Aug. 1825. President John Quincy Adams and former president James Monroe, who then lived near Leesburg, escorted him. In 1894, the Norris brothers, of Leesburg, built this courthouse, designed by William C. West, of Richmond, in the Classical style. 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 Loudoun 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.

  • Loudoun County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1757, Land Records from 1757, Court Records from 1757 and Probate Records from 1757. 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.
  • Loudoun County (VA) Treasurer
  • Loudon County Assessments
  • Loudoun 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.

Loudoun County, Virginia Census Records

Loudoun County, Virginia Vital Records

Loudoun County, Virginia Resources

Loudoun County, Virginia External Links

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