Fairfax County Records

Search for Fairfax County VA county records. County records include birth certificates, death certificates, marriage records, marriage licenses, divorce records, property tax records, property ownership, historical records, genealogical research, property titles, property deeds, county maps, county taxes, county zones, school boundaries, and more.


Clerk Offices are responsible for maintaining important records for a county or local area, including multiple types of county records. These include vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage records, divorce records, and death certificates, which can be useful for proving identity or for conducting genealogical research. They may also keep documents related to property ownership and property taxes, including title deeds, tax assessments, property appraisals, and property sale records. The Clerk Office is one of the best places to find all types of county records, which may be available online.

Herndon Town Clerk Herndon VA 777 Lynn Street 20170 703-435-6804

Vienna Town Clerk Vienna VA 127 Center Street South 22180 703-255-6303


Historical Societies are usually organized around a particular area, a group of people, or a historical event, and they preserve documents that have historic value. Historical Societies may maintain a range of documents on individuals from that area, including vital records such as birth and death certificates, marriage announcements, and other records that can help with genealogical research. They may also have photographs, historical maps, historical laws, and other records for their location and the people who lived there. Historical Societies may provide online access to their county records.

Fairfax City Historical Society Fairfax VA 10209 Main Street 22030 703-385-8414

Gum Springs Historical Society Alexandria VA 8100 Fordson Road 22306 703-799-1198

Herndon Historical Society Herndon VA 717 Lynn Street 20170 703-437-6366


Archives preserve historically significant documents, which can include a number of county records, such as historical birth certificates and death certificates, as well as marriage and divorce records which can be useful when performing genealogical research. Archives may also contain photographs, historical maps, personal documents, and other historical records about a specific location and the people who lived there. They may also hold historic newspapers that contain county records. Some Archives keep documents that date back to the seventeenth century, and they may provide online access to their records.

Fairfax County Archive Springfield VA 6800 Industrial Road 22151 703-658-3775

Fairfax County Land Records Archive Fairfax VA 4000 Chain Bridge Road 22030 703-691-7320


Town and City Halls are responsible for providing municipal services for their locality. As part of this job, they may store important county records, including vital documents such as birth certificates, marriage license records, divorce records, and death certificates. These can be used as proof of identity, in applications for government services, or for performing genealogical research. The Town or City Hall may also keep documents on property ownership, property taxes and tax assessments, and maps for their jurisdiction that include zones, property boundaries, and school boundaries. Town and City Halls often make county records available online.

Herndon Town Hall Herndon VA 777 Lynn Street 20170 703-435-6800

Vienna Town Hall Vienna VA 127 Center Street South 22180 703-255-6370