Rockbridge County, Virginia Genealogy Guide2016-05-19T16:44:39+00:00

Rockbridge County, Virginia Genealogy Guide

Rockbridge County, Virginia (Map It) was created in January 12, 1778 from Augusta County and Botetourt County. Part of Botetourt County was added in 1785. Rockbridge county was named for the Natural Bridge.. Learn More About State of Virginia History

Rockbridge County is bordered by Bath County (northwest), Augusta County (northeast), Nelson County (east), Amherst County (southeast), Bedford County (south), Botetourt County (southwest), Alleghany County (west).

Rockbridge County Cities and Towns include Glasgow, Goshen, Brownsburg (unincorporated) and Raphine (unincorporated) .

Rockbridge County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Rockbridge County, VA Courthouse
Rockbridge County, VA Courthouse

The Rockbridge County Courthouse is located in Lexington, 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 Rockbridge 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.

  • Rockbridge County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1778, Land Records from 1778, Court Records from 1778 and Probate Records from 1778. 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.
  • Rockbridge County (VA) Treasurer
  • Rockbridge County Commissioner of Revenue
  • Lexington-Rockbridge Health Department, 300 White Street, P.O. Box 900, Lexington, VA 24450
  • 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.

Rockbridge County, Virginia Census Records

Rockbridge County, Virginia Vital Records

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