Bland County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T15:47:57+00:00

Bland County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Bland County, Virginia (Map It) was created in March 30, 1861 from Giles County, Wythe County and Tazewell County. An additional part of Giles County was added in 1900. Bland county was named for Richard Bland, member of the Continental Congress and publisher of the American Revolutionary War-era tract An Inquiry into the Rights of the British Colonies. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Bland County is bordered by Mercer County, West Virginia (north), Giles County (northeast), Pulaski County (southeast), Wythe County (south), Smyth County (southwest), Tazewell County (west).

Bland County Cities and Towns include Bland, Rocky Gap .

Bland County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Bland County, VA Courthouse
Bland County, VA Courthouse

The Bland County Courthouse is located in Bland, 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 Bland 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. All but a few record books and some chancery papers were destroyed by fire in 1888.

  • Bland County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1861, Land Records from 1861, Court Records from 1861 and Probate Records from 1861. 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.
  • Bland County Treasurer
  • Bland 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.

Bland County, Virginia Census Records

Bland County, Virginia Vital Records

Bland County, Virginia Resources

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