Historic Records & Deed Research
Social Distancing Protocols
- Copies of deeds and land records can be obtained by contacting the Historic Records & Deed Research Division by email or phone at 703-737-8775. Please note that the Historic Records office cannot conduct research, clients must have specific information regarding the documents being requested.
- Historic Records is currently closed to the public, but staff can still assist customers by email and phone 703-737-8775. Many of the court's historic record indexes are available online to research. Copy requests can be made by email and phone.
The Historic Records and Deed Research Division maintains county court records dating from the formation of Loudoun County in 1757.
- Loudoun contains one of the most complete collections of court records in Virginia, and is one of only a few of Virginia’s ninety-eight counties whose records have not been destroyed by fire, war, or environmental factors.
- We encourage you to research our online indexes, helpful links, and research tips prior to your visit.
- Please note no food or drink is allowed in the Historic Records.
- The Clerk of the Circuit Court is launching the implementation of additional remote services for the patrons of our Historic Records
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Black History Month
- St. Louis Colored Colt Show Co. (PDF)
- 1902 Register of Colored Voters (PDF)
- Harriet Cook of Leesburg (PDF)
- Expanded Access to History: Loudoun’s Free Black and Enslaved Papers 1757-1865 (Video)
- Freedom Stories in the Free Black Records (PDF)
- Preservation of the Free Black Records (PDF)
Court Devices Policy
Electronic and digital devices, cellphones, cameras, laptops, tablets, and scanners are prohibited inside the Court House Complex.
*Please note: Court personnel are prohibited by law from giving legal advice. If you need assistance or advice, please see our Legal Aid and Links page.