Genealogy Resources

Botetourt County Library Genealogy Roomgenealrm_2581

A special room at the Fincastle Library is dedicated to genealogical research. Collections include family history books, Virginia County books, cemetery information and books on Virginia History. Files of loose material are included in addition to the book collections. (Contributions of family history materials are welcome.)

Periodically, classes about genealogical research are offered. For information, call (540) 928-2700.

Botetourt County Circuit Court Clerk’s Office

Contains collections of primary source materials related to county history including marriage records from 1770 to the present, deeds and other land transactions, probate records, and many other resources. Staff are on hand to assist. For information, call: (540) 473-8274


Local Historical Resources


Cemetery Records


Other Resources

  • Ancestry (this genealogical database can only be used within the Library)