Frederick County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T16:21:03+00:00

Frederick County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Frederick County, Virginia (Map It) was created in December 15, 1738 from Orange County, part of Augusta County was added later. Authorized in 1738, but the government was not formed until 1743. Frederick county was named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, eldest son of George II .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Frederick County is bordered by Clarke County (east), Warren County (south), Shenandoah County (southwest), Hardy County, West Virginia (southwest), Hampshire County, West Virginia (west), Morgan County, West Virginia (north), Berkeley County, West Virginia (northeast).

Frederick County Cities and Towns include Winchester, Middletown and Stephens City.

Frederick County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Frederick County, VA Courthouse
Frederick County, VA Courthouse

The Frederick County Courthouse is located in Winchester, 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 Frederick 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. Authorized in 1738, but the government was not formed until 1743.

  • Frederick County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1771, Land Records from 1743, Court Records from 1743 and Probate Records from 1743. 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.
  • Frederick County (VA) Treasurer
  • Frederick County Real Estate Information
  • Frederick / Winchester Health Department, 10 Baker Street, Winchester, VA 22601; Phone: (540) 722-3470
  • 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.

Frederick County, Virginia Census Records

Frederick County, Virginia Vital Records

Frederick County, Virginia Resources

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