Giles County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T16:21:32+00:00

Giles County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Giles County, Virginia (Map It) was created in January 16, 1806 from Tazewell County, Monroe County and Montgomery County, part of Wythe County added in 1808, parts of Tazewell County added in 1826 and 1836, part of Monroe County, West Virginia added in 1829, part of Mercer County, West Virginia was added in 1841 and part of Craig County was added in 1858. Giles county was named for William Branch Giles, U.S. Senator from Virginia .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Giles County is bordered by Summers County, West Virginia (north), Monroe County, West Virginia (north), Craig County (east), Montgomery County (southeast), Pulaski County (south), Bland County (west), Mercer County, West Virginia (northwest).

Giles County Cities and Towns include Glen Lyn, Narrows, Pearisburg, Pembroke and Rich Creek, Village of Newport

Giles County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Giles County, VA Courthouse
Giles County, VA Courthouse

The Giles County Courthouse is located in Pearisburg, 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 Giles 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.

  • Giles County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1806, Land Records from 1806, Court Records from 1806 and Probate Records from 1806. 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.

Giles County, Virginia Census Records

Giles County, Virginia Vital Records

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