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Loudoun County, Virginia
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Loudoun County, Virginia Facts

When was Loudoun County, VA Created?
Loudoun County was established on May 17, 1757 from Fairfax County .

What is the County Seat of Loudoun County, VA?
The County Seat is located in Leesburg also, the county government website is .

What counties are adjacent to Loudoun County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Fairfax CountyPrince William CountyFauquier CountyJefferson County, West Virginia, Clarke CountyWashington County, Maryland (northwest, across the Potomac River), Frederick County, Maryland (north, across the Potomac River), Montgomery County, Maryland (east, across the Potomac River).

Loudoun County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Loudoun County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Loudoun 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 Loudoun County BirthMarriageDivorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Loudoun 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 Loudoun County Health Department

Loudoun County, VA Census Records

What Loudoun County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Loudoun County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790180018101820183018401850186018701880189019001910192019301940.

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

Loudoun County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

Loudoun County Courthouse

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

Loudoun County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Loudoun Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Loudoun Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Loudoun Co. VA General and History Websites

Loudoun Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Loudoun Co. VA Military Records