Buchanan County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T15:49:28+00:00

Buchanan County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Buchanan County, Virginia (Map It) was created in February 16, 1858 and was formed from Russell County and Tazewell County . Buchanan county was named for James Buchanan, fifteenth U.S. President.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Buchanan County is bordered by Mingo County, West Virginia (north-northeast), McDowell County, West Virginia (east), Tazewell County (southeast), Russell County (south), Dickenson County (southwest), Pike County, Kentucky (northwest).

Buchanan County Cities and Towns include Grundy .

Buchanan County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Buchanan County, VA Courthouse
Buchanan County, VA Courthouse

The Buchanan County Courthouse is located in Grundy, 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 Buchanan 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. County court records were destroyed by fire in 1885; records created after that date suffered extreme damage in a flood in 1977. A few re-recorded deeds exist.

  • Buchanan County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1885, Land Records from 1885, Court Records from 1885 and Probate Records from 1880. 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.

Buchanan County, Virginia Census Records

Buchanan County, Virginia Vital Records

Buchanan County, Virginia Resources

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