Culpeper County, Virginia
Genealogy, History & Facts
Culpeper County, Virginia Facts
When was Culpeper County, VA Created?
Culpeper County was established on March 23, 1748 from Orange County .
Culpeper County, VA Vital Records
Where can find Culpeper County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Culpeper 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 Culpeper County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also order Order Electronically Online or you can download an application for copies of Culpeper 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.
- Culpeper County, Virginia Deaths, 1880-96
- Culpeper County, Virginia Deaths, 1854 – 1879
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- USGenweb Archives Virginia Marriage Project
- Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1917
- Virginia Birth, Marriage, and Death Registers
- Virginia Birth and Marriage (Husband-Wife) Indexes
- Virginia, Marriages, 1785-1940
- Early Virginia Marriage Records
- Early Virginia Marriage Records – Research Notes Number 26.
- Henley Marriage/Obituary Index to Virginia Newspapers
- Index to Virginia Marriage Records
- Marriage Index for Richmond Enquirer/Richmond Visitor
- Virginia Death Records Indexing Project
- Virginia Death Certificates, 1912-1939
- Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912
Culpeper County, VA Census Records
What Culpeper County, VA census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Culpeper County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Culpeper Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Culpeper Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Culpeper 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
Culpeper County, VA Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Culpeper County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Culpeper County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Virginia Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Culpeper County Clerk of Circuit Court
- Address: Courthouse Building, 135 W. Cameron Street, Culpeper, VA 22701-3097
- Phone: (540) 727-3438
- Marriage Records: 1781
- Land Records: 1749
- Court Records: 1749
- Probate Records: 1749
- Culpeper County Assessor
- Culpeper County Treasurer’s Office
- TOWN OF CULPEPER, VIRGINIA, Town Clerk’s Office
- Address:118 West Davis Street, Culpeper, Virginia 22701
- Phone: (540) 727-3422
- Another resource is the Culpeper County Health Department, 640 Laurel Street, Culpeper, VA 22701-3993; 540-829-7350
- Virginia Land, Marriage, and Probate Records, 1639-1850
- Using County and City Court Records in the Archives at the Library of Virginia
- County and City Research in Virginia Guides and Indexes
- 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.
- Property tax list of Culpeper County, Virginia
- BLM Land Records
Culpeper County, VA Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Culpeper County, VA?
A list of Culpeper County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Virginia Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Culpeper Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 1326, Culpeper, VA. 22701; (540) 825-5466; A Register of Christenings and Marriages for 1794 in St. Mark’s Parish, Culpeper, August 16, 1794 – transcribed and edited by Donna Stevens Boyd. The information in this publication covers the years 1794-1871. Cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Publications may be purchased at CGS meetings or by mail. If purchasing by mail, please make your check payable to CGS and mail it to CGS, P.O. Box 1326, Culpeper, VA 22701. Please add $2.00 for postage and handling.
- Memorial Foundation of the Germanna Colonies in Virginia, Inc., P. O. Box 297, Locust Grove, Virginia 22508-0297
- Museum of Culpeper History, P.O. Box 951, 803 S. Main St. (Corner of Main and Mason), Culpeper, VA 22701; (540) 829-1749
- Culpeper Town and County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper, VA 22701; (540) 825-8691
- The Library of Virginia, Archives And Research Services , 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000; 804-692-3500
- The Library of Virginia, 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23219-8000; 804-692-3500
- Virginia Genealogical Society, 5001 West Broad Street, Suite 115, Richmond, Virginia 23230-3023 Telephone (804) 285-8954
- Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard, Richmond, Virginia 23220, Phone: 804.358.4901
- Culpeper County microfilmed holdings at The Library of Virginia (lva.virginia.gov)
- Virginia Heritage – Guides to manuscript and Archival Collections in Culpeper Co. Virginia
Where can I connect with other Culpeper County, VA Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Virginia Genealogy Network
- Virginia State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Culpeper County, Virginia Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Culpeper County
- Culpeper County, Virginia Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Culpeper County, VA?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Culpeper 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.