Historic Records & Deed Research

Circuit Court and Clerk of the Circuit Court COVID-19 Information

  • Historic Records and Deed Research Division will open for appointments starting Monday, March 22, 2021.  You may schedule an appointment for historic and genealogy research Monday-Friday from 8 am-4 pm. Only five users are permitted at one time in Historic Records.  We ask users to limit their research time to 30 minutes if other clients are waiting to use Historic Records.   Individuals researching current land records can use the land computers located in the clerk's office lobby. To Make an Appointment please call 703-737-8775 or Email Historic Records & Deed Research Division
  • 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.

Social Distancing Protocols

Records developed set protocols that must be followed at all times when using historic records Please review our Historic Records Research Room Social Distancing Guidelines (PDF). These protocols will place some limitations on records that can be viewed, and the research assistance staff can provide.

Division Responsibilities

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

Upcoming Events

Women's History Month

Black History Month

Related Resources

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.