Stafford County, Virginia Records
Stafford County, Virginia (Map It) was created in 1664 from Westmoreland County. Stafford county was named for Stafford, England.
Stafford County is bordered by Fauquier County (northwest), Prince William County (north), Charles County, Maryland (east), King George County (southeast), Caroline County (south), Spotsylvania County (southwest), Culpeper County (west).
Stafford County Cities and Towns include Aquia Harbour, Falmouth, Garrisonville, Stafford, Hartwood and White Oak .
MapGeeks.org has is a collection of old Virginia maps.
Stafford County, Virginia Courthouse Records
Stafford County, VA Courthouse
Old Stafford County, VA Courthouse
The Stafford County Courthouse is located in Stafford, Virginia.
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 Stafford 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.
Many pre-Civil War county court records were lost to vandalism during the war. Scattered years of deeds, wills, and orders have survived as has an old General Index.
- Stafford County Clerk of Circuit Court has Marriage Records from 1854, Land Records from 1686, Court Records from 1664 and Probate Records from 1664.
- Stafford County (VA) Treasurer
- Stafford County Commissioner of the Revenue
- Stafford County Health Department
- County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes
Stafford 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
Stafford 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
Stafford County, Virginia Resources
- State of Virginia Archives and Societies
- RAOGK Volunteers for Virginia
- Stafford County Historical Society
- The Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society
- Central Rappahannock Regional Library , 2001 Parkway Boulevard, Stafford, VA 22554, (540) 659-4909
- Central Rappahannock Heritage Center
- Stafford County, Virginia Message Boards
- Stafford County, Virginia Genealogy Forum
- Stafford County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia
- Virginia Heritage - Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Stafford Co. Virginia
Stafford County, Virginia External Links
- Virginia Historical Newspapers - Newspapers.com
- Historical Newspapers from Virginia (1784 - 1922 )
- Stafford 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.
- Stafford Co., Virginia - FindaGrave
- John Ball of Stafford County, VA entitled "The Ball Family of the Potomac: 1654-2004."
- Stafford County, Virginia Links - Cyndi's List
- Stafford Co. VAGenweb
- Stafford County, Virginia Ancestry Database Collections
- Virginia Revolutionary War Units
- Stafford County, Virginia Military Records