Clarke County, Virginia Records
Clarke County, Virginia (Map It) was created in March 08, 1836 from Frederick County, part of Warren County was added in 1860. Clarke county was named for George Rogers Clarke, Revolutionary War general .
Clarke County Cities and Towns include Berryville and Boyce.
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Virginia maps.
Clarke County, Virginia Courthouse Records
Clarke County, VA Courthouse
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 Clarke 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.
Had pages cut from several record books during the Civil War.
- Clarke County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1836, Land Records from 1836, Court Records from 1836 and Probate Records from 1836.
- Clarke County Commissioner of Revenue
- Clarke County Treasurer
- Clarke County Health Department
- County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes
Clarke County, Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Federal Census Slave Schedules: 1850 and 1860
- U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Agriculture Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Selected U.S. Federal Census Industry Schedules: 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880
- Union Veterans Schedules: 1890
Clarke County, Virginia Vital Records
- Learn More: State of Virginia Vital Records
- Birth & Death Records: from January 1853 to December 1896 and since June 14, 1912 to present. The Virginia Archives has copies of surviving birth and death records for the period 1853 to 1896
- Marriage Records: from January 1853 to present. The Virginia Archives has copies of marriage records prior to 1936.
- Divorce Records: from January 1918 to present.
- Locations: Virginia Office of Vital Statistics, Virginia State Archives
- Vital Records Online: USAVital or Social Security Death Index
- Vital Records by Mail: Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications.
- In Person: 2001 Maywill Street, Richmond, Virginia 23230
Clarke County, Virginia Resources
- State of Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Virginia
- Clarke County Historical Association
- Clarke County Library , 36 East Main Street, Berryville, VA 22611, Phone 540-955-5144
- Clarke County, Virginia Message Boards
- Clarke County, Virginia Genealogy Forum
- Clarke County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia
- Virginia Heritage - Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Clarke Co. Virginia
Clarke County, Virginia External Links
- Virginia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Virginia (1784 - 1922 )
- Clarke County, Virginia Books - Amazon
- Clarke County, Virginia Deaths, 1853-96
- Clarke County, Virginia Births, 1878-96
- Using County and City Court Records in the Archives at the Library of Virginia
- Virginia County Records, Volume , VI, VII , IX, X The records in these series were compiled as part of a series known as the Virginia County Records . The volume includes wills, land grants, and marriage bonds as well as other miscellaneous information on early Virginia settlers.
- Clarke Co., Virginia - FindaGrave
- History of the Lower Shenandoah Valley Counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson and Clarke
- History of Clarke County, Virginia and its connection with the war between the states
- Clarke County, a daughter of Frederick
- Clarke County, 1836-1936
- Clarke County, Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Clarke Co. VAGenweb
- Clarke County, Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Virginia Revolutionary War Units
- Clarke County, Virginia Military Records