Friday, January 11, 2013

Fairfax County Resources


Guide to Fairfax Genealogical Resources
The Guide is published by the Society's Projects Committee. Print copies are available in the Virginia Room, the Fairfax County Circuit Court Archives, and the Fairfax City Visitors Center. You may also download the Guide (PDF format).
Fairfax County Facilities
Virginia Room, Fairfax City Regional Library
Fairfax County Archives
  • Fairfax County Circuit Court
    4110 Chain Bridge Road, Room 315
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Phone: (703) 246-4168
  • Web Site: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/courts/circuit/archives.htm
  • E-mail: arch@fairfaxcounty.gov
  • Types of Records: Marriage info (1742 to mid 1800s); marriage records (1860s to 1957); birth and death info (1700s, 1800s); birth and death records (1912-1917); deed books (1742-1944); will books (1742-1948); tax records (1853-1920); court minute books (1749-1903); other early court files, pension records, war records, etc.
Fairfax County Circuit Court
  • 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Room 315
    Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Phone: (703) 691-7320
  • Web Site:
  • Types of Records: Land records (Room 328, 703-246-3029); Marriage records (Room 116, 703-246-4100); Probate records (Room 401, 703-246-4153)
LDS Family History Centers
Annandale FHC
Centreville FHC
McLean FHC
Mount Vernon FHC
Oakton FHC
Other Fairfax County Resources
Collingwood Library and Museum on Americanism
Fairfax City Museum and Visitor's Center
Gum Springs Historical Society
Mount Vernon Genealogical Society Resource Center
Other Area Resources
Special Collections at the Barrett Branch of the Alexandria Library
U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
  • 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
    Washington, DC 20408-0001
  • Phone: 1-86-NARA-NARA (1-866-272-6272)
  • Web Site: http://www.archives.gov
Virginia Department of Health
  • Office of Vital Records
    P.O. Box 1000
    Richmond, VA 23218-1000
  • Phone: (804) 662-6200
  • Web Site: http://www.vdh.state.va.us/vitalrec/index.asp
  • Types of Records: Birth and death records (1853 to 1896; since June 14, 1912); marriage records (since 1853); divorce records (since 1918)
The Library of Virginia

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