Madison County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T16:34:45+00:00

Madison County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Madison County, Virginia (Map It) was created in December 05, 1792 from Culpeper County . Madison county was named for James Madison, Congressman from Virginia, principal author of the U.S. Constitution, and future U.S. President .. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Madison County is bordered by Page County (northwest), Rappahannock County (north), Culpeper County (east), Orange County (southeast), Greene County (southwest).

Madison County Cities and Towns include Madison .

Madison County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Madison County, VA Courthouse
Madison County, VA Courthouse

The Madison County Courthouse is located in Madison, Virginia. This brick structure was built in 1829-30, replacing a log building of 1793. The federal brick work has been declared some of the finest in America. It is also an historic landmark with a plaque describing the history behind the building 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 Madison 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.

  • Madison County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1793, Land Records from 1792, Court Records from 1793 and Probate Records from 1793. 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.
  • Madison County Commissioner of Revenue
  • Madison County Treasurer
  • Madison 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.

Madison County, Virginia Census Records

Madison County, Virginia Vital Records

Madison County, Virginia Resources

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