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Fauquier County Public Library -- Local History and Genealogy

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Local History & Genealogy

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Local History - The Virginiana Room, housed in the Warrenton Library, has an extensive collection of materials focusing on state and local history and genealogical research. The library also welcomes historical and genealogical research questions by mail or e-mail. Although in-depth research by staff is not possible, staff members can search indexes for some historical and genealogical information.

Local resources include:

Census Records

Fauquier County Records on Microfilm

Military Information

Local Newspapers and Magazines
Microfilm files and indexes of Fauquier County newspapers and magazines dating from 1817, including, but not limited to:

Other Books & Materials


In the Spotlight

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Salute to Veterans: View our online photo gallery of more than 150 photos of veterans (many from Fauquier County), along with information about their lives and service.



Best of the Web

Online Databases/Indexes

Local Resources

Virginia Resources

Virginia Resources: African-American

General Resources


Immigration and Migration Records

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