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Local History

The 2020 Genealogy & History Fair is being postponed. Stay tuned for further notice. 


Genealogy Resources

Free access to Ancestry.com from within all of our libraries!

Afro-American Historical & Genealogical Society

BackgroundChecks.org – a beginner’s complete resource guide to Genealogy

Cyndi’s List – A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

FamilySearch – Genealogical records from a nonprofit family history organization

National Archives Resources for Genealogists

National Genealogical Society

United Daughters of the Confederacy

Cemetery Records

Find a Grave
Interment.Net


Local Resources

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. See what records are available and plan your trip with the Fincastle Government Complex Map.

Botetourt County Genealogy Rootsweb page

featuring the African American Heritage Project

Library of Virginia Genealogical Research

Roanoke Public Libraries Virginia Room


Local Historical Societies

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