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Circuit Court Clerk's Office

Research

Research

The Circuit Court Public Service Center (Room 305) has a wealth of information. All of the records/documents that are on file are available for public research and copies may be made -- except for adoption, juvenile and sealed records.

Research Aids
The following areas were once a part of Prince William:

  • In 1731 Prince William County was formed from Stafford & King George.
  • In 1742 Fairfax was formed from Prince William.
  • In 1757 Loudoun was formed from Fairfax.
  • In 1759 Fauquier was formed from Prince William.

Research

The Public Service Center has no full time staff to assist with genealogy research; however, a volunteer comes in a few days a week and may be able to assist you. For basic inquiries, email, call 703-792-6033 or mail a letter to Prince William County Circuit Court, Attention: Archives, 9311 Lee Avenue, Manassas, VA 20110. More extensive research must be done in person, online or, if you live out of the area, by hiring a private researcher. For assistance with extensive land records research, consider hiring a local title company or attorney.

Helpful Links

Please notify the Circuit Court Clerk's Office by email if you find that any of the links on this page do not work.