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Floyd County, Virginia Facts

When was Floyd County, VA Created?
Floyd County was established on January 15, 1831 from Montgomery County. (part of Franklin County was added in 1873) . This county was named for John Floyd, governor of Virginia .

What is the County Seat of Floyd County, VA?
The County Seat is located in Floyd also, the county government website is www.floydcova.org/ .

What counties are adjacent to Floyd County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Franklin County (east), Patrick County (southeast), Carroll County (southwest), Pulaski County (northwest), Montgomery County (northwest), Roanoke County (north).

What cities and towns are in Floyd County, VA?
Cities and towns located in Floyd County include Floyd.


Floyd County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Floyd County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Floyd 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 Floyd County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Floyd 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 Floyd County Health Department, 123 Parkview Road, SE, Floyd, VA 24091; (540) 745-2141


Floyd County, VA Census Records

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

Floyd Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Floyd Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Floyd 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


Floyd County, VA Courthouse and Government Records


Floyd County Courthouse

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

  • Floyd County Clerk of Circuit Court serves as custodian of all county court records, and is responsible for providing access to those court records by court personnel, the legal community and the public.
    • Address: 100 East Main St., Room 200, Floyd, VA 24091-0057
    • Phone: (540) 745-9330
    • Marriage Records: 1831 
    • Land Records: 1831
    • Court Records: 1831
    • Probate Records: 1831
  • Using County and City Court Records in the Archives at the Library of Virginia
  • County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes - County and city records document the daily activities of the courts in Virginia's counties, independent cities, and towns. The Library of Virginia houses both original and microfilm records for many of Virginia's counties and independent cities. The guides list will help researchers navigate the complex variety of county and city records in the Library's collections. It includes County and City Records at the Library of Virginia, Using County and City Court Records, Chancery Cases, Judgments, Lost Records Localities database and Burned Jurisdiction database.
  • 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.
  • BLM Land Records

Floyd County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

What other genealogical resources are available in Floyd County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Floyd 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.

Floyd Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Floyd Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Floyd Co. VA General and History Websites

Floyd Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Floyd Co. VA Military Records

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