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Fauquier County, Virginia Facts

When was Fauquier County, VA Created?
Fauquier County was established on April 05, 1758 from Prince William County . This county was named for Francis Fauquier, colonial lieutenant governor of Virginia .

What is the County Seat of Fauquier County, VA?
The County Seat is located in Warrenton also, the county government website is www.fauquiercounty.gov/ .

What counties are adjacent to Fauquier County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Clarke County (north), Loudoun County (north), Prince William County (east), Stafford County (southeast), Culpeper County (southwest), Rappahannock County (west), Warren County (northwest).

What cities and towns are in Fauquier County, VA?
Cities and towns located in Fauquier County include Remington, The Plains and Warrenton.


Fauquier County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Fauquier County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Fauquier County vital records can be found at the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) Office of Vital Records which has Birth and Death Records since June 14, 1912 and copies of Marriage and Divorce Records since 1918 to present. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Virginia for current fees and application process.

You can search online for Fauquier County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Fauquier Co. Virginia Birth, Marriage, Divorce, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

The Archives Division has copies of surviving birth and death records for the period 1853 to 1896 and marriage records prior to 1936. Another resource is the Fauquier County Health Department, 330 Hospital Drive, Warrenton, VA 20186


Fauquier County, VA Census Records

What Fauquier County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Fauquier County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790 (destroyed), 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Fauquier Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Fauquier Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Fauquier Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. The Slave Schedules exist for 1850 & 1860. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Virginia Census Records Research Guide


Fauquier County, VA Courthouse and Government Records


Fauquier County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Fauquier County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Fauquier County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide


Fauquier County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Fauquier County, VA?
A list of Fauquier County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Fauquier County, VA Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Fauquier County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Fauquier County. A lot of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some call for a fee. This is just a listing which has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.

Fauquier Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

Fauquier Co. VA Church / Bible Records & Cemeteries / Graveyards

Fauquier Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Fauquier Co. VA General and History Websites

Fauquier Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Fauquier Co. VA Military Records

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