Land Records


The Clerk's Office maintains permanent land and court records dating from 1749, the year of the county's inception, to present. The Record Room is located on the ground floor of the main Courts Building. Additionally, there are online indexes that are available 24/7:

How to Monitor Land Records for Possible Fraud

If you are concerned about property fraud, learn more about how to monitor land records.

Recording Hours

Recording hours are Monday through Friday, excluding holidays, from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Documents presented after normal recording hours will be recorded the next business day.

Fees and Payment Options

View the Circuit Court Fee Schedule.
For the payment of any fees, view payment options.

Land Records staff can be reached at 804-748-1285 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

Records Research

To learn how to make public records copy requests, visit the Public Services page

Title Searches - Recording Information

Clerk’s Office personnel are available to assist patrons in utilizing all resources in the Record Room.

Recording information relating to land transactions is not provided via telephone or email. Customers in need of this information should review the online index and/or contact the Clerk's Office to obtain copies.

Clerk’s Office personnel are prohibited by law from giving legal advice and are unable to perform title searches. Should you require a title search or legal advice, you are encouraged to contact an attorney or title insurance company, or both.

Additional Resources