Orange County, Virginia Records
Orange County Cities and Towns include Gordonsville and Orange .
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Orange County, Virginia Courthouse Records
Orange County, VA Courthouse
The Orange County Courthouse is located in Orange, Virginia. became the county's judicial seat in the early 1750's, in 1872, it was incorporated as a town, in 1908 fire destroyed much of the town, many buildings from the 1800's still remain.
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 Orange 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. The present courthouse was constructed in 1858.
- Orange County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1747, Land Records from 1734, Court Records from 1734 and Probate Records from 1734.
- Orange County (VA) Treasurer
- Orange County Health Department
- County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes
Orange County, Virginia Census Records
- Learn More: State of Virginia Census Records
- U.S. Federal Population Schedules: 1790 (destroyed), 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragmented), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940
- U.S. Census Reconstructed Records: 1660-1820
- State Population Schedules: Virginia Heads of families 1790: records of the state enumerations, 1782 to 1785
- 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
Orange 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
Orange County, Virginia Resources
- State of Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Virginia
- Orange County Historical Society, Inc.
- Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia, Inc.
- Brawdus Martin Germanna Visitor Center and the Evelyn Chandler Martin Research Library , 2062 Germanna Highway, Locust Grove, VA 22508
- Orange County, Virginia Message Boards
- Orange County, Virginia Genealogy Forum
- Orange County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia
- Virginia Heritage - Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Orange Co. Virginia
Orange County, Virginia External Links
- Virginia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Virginia (1784 - 1922 )
- Orange County, Virginia Books - Amazon
- 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.
- Tombstone Inscriptions of Orange County, Virginia
- Orange Co., Virginia - FindaGrave
- St. Thomas Episcopal Church History
- A history of Orange County, Virginia
- Orange County, Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Orange Co. VAGenweb
- Orange County, Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Virginia Revolutionary War Units
- Orange County, Virginia Military Records