Albemarle County, Virginia Records

Albemarle County, Virginia (Map It) was created in October 16, 1744 and was formed from Goochland County. Parts of Louisa County were added in 1761 and 1838 . Albemarle county was named for the Willem Anne van Keppel, 2nd Earl of Albemarle, colonial proprietary governor .

Albemarle County is bordered by Greene County (north), Orange County (northeast), Louisa County (east), Fluvanna County (southeast), Buckingham County (south), Nelson County (southwest), Augusta County (west), Rockingham County (northwest).

Albemarle County Cities and Towns include Crozet, Keene, Scottsville and Earlysville .

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Albemarle County, Virginia Courthouse Records

Albemarle County, VA Courthouse
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Albemarle County, VA Courthouse

The Albemarle County Courthouse is located in Charlottesville, Virginia. The county seat was moved from Scottsville to Charlottesville in 1762. Charlottesville is named for Queen Charlotte, the wife of King George III. The first portion of the courthouse was built 1763-1781 and added to in 1803 and 1860. In 1938 it was remolded and restored.

The Clerk's Office DOES NOT DO RESEARCH . Most staff will assist people in finding the materials, but it is up to the individual to do the research.

The Albemarle 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.

All order books except the first and all loose papers were destroyed in Tarleton's raid on Charlottesville in 1781 .

Albemarle County, Virginia Census Records

Albemarle County, Virginia Vital Records

Albemarle County, Virginia Resources

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