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Welcome to the Historic Records & Deed Research Division
Loudoun County is one of only a few counties in the Commonwealth that has records dating from the beginning of the county, which was formed in 1757 from Fairfax County.  The research division includes all historic court records dating to the county’s founding in 1757 and all land records from 1757-present. Research can be conducted by using both in-house and online databases and paper indexes.  Our staff can provide guidance and suggestions to start your research but cannot provide research services or legal advice.  To prepare for your visit please review our online links to indexes and county databases which provide a starting point in your records research. 

Electronic Devices Policy 
To be in full compliance with a court order entered on August 9, 2004 which prohibits all visitors from bringing electronic devices into the Loudoun County Courts Complex, the Historic Records Division in the Office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court is not permitted to allow patrons to bring their personal laptops, cameras, phones, notebooks/tablets, flatbed scanners and movie cameras into the Historic Records area.  We would prefer that our patrons be permitted to use their own electronic devises for research, however, we cannot deviate from the court order.  The Clerk’s Office is developing a plan to provide in-house laptop computers for patron use in the near future.  Thank you for your patience as we finalize the details of this plan.

**Please note no food or drink is allowed in the Historic Records.     

How do I get to the Historic Records & Deed Research Division?
Historic Records is located in the basement of the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office which can be accessed through the main courthouse entrance at 18 E. Market Street, directly across from the post office.  After going through court security, proceed to the third floor, Circuit Court Clerk's Office.  The Historic Records & Deed Research Division can be accessed by the stairs or by the elevator (press B2) both located at the far end of the 3rd floor Clerks’ office. The division’s entrance is located to your right when you exit the elevator and to your right from the stair well. All patrons must come through court security at the main entrance.  

Contact UsEric Larson
Historic Records manager

Quick Links

•  Land Records Recording
•  Courts Technology
•  Historic Records Brochure
•  Visitor Comment Card
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Physical Address:
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Attn: Historic Records
18 East Market St.
Leesburg, VA 20176
Mailing Address:
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Attn: Historic Records
P.O. Box 550
Leesburg, VA 20178
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