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Montgomery County, Virginia
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Montgomery County, Virginia Facts

When was Montgomery County, VA Created?
Montgomery County was established on 1775 from Fincastle County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Montgomery County, VA?
Bordering Counties are Craig CountyFloyd CountyGiles CountyPulaski County, and Roanoke County.

Montgomery County, VA Vital Records

Where can find Montgomery County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Montgomery 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 Montgomery County BirthMarriageDivorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Montgomery 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 Montgomery County Health Department ~ District Office, 210 South Pepper Street-Suite A, Christiansburg, VA 24073

Montgomery County, VA Census Records

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

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

Montgomery County, VA Courthouse and Government Records

Montgomery County Courthouse

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

Montgomery County, VA Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Montgomery Co. VA Books, Newspapers & Publications

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

Montgomery Co. VA Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Montgomery Co. VA General and History Websites

Montgomery Co. VA Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Montgomery Co. VA Military Records