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When was Madison County, VA Created?
Madison County was established on December 05, 1792 from Culpeper County . This county was named for James Madison, Congressman from Virginia, principal author of the U.S. Constitution, and future U.S. President .
What counties are adjacent to Madison County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Page County (northwest), Rappahannock County (north), Culpeper County (east), Orange County (southeast), Greene County (southwest).
What cities and towns are in Madison County, VA?
Cities and towns located in Madison County include Madison .
Where can find Madison County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Madison 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 Madison County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Madison 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 Madison County Health Department, 410 North Main Street, Madison, VA 22727; 540-948-5481
What Madison County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Madison County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Madison Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Madison Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Madison 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
What genealogical records can I find in the Madison County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Madison County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Virginia Corthouse Records Research Guide.
Madison County Court House: This brick structure was built in 1829-30, replacing a log building of 1793. The federal brick work has been declared some of the finest in America. It is also an historic landmark with a plaque describing the history behind the building
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Madison County, VA?
A list of Madison County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Madison County, VA Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Madison County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Madison 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.