Using Census Records in Genealogy
The Stewart Bell Jr. Archives room has microfilmed census records for Frederick County and the lower Shenandoah Valley covering 1810 – 1930. We also have three microfilm reader/printers.
Census Indexes and information:
|1790||1790 Virginia census was created from the Personal Property records because the 1790 records were destroyed during the War of 1812.|
|1810, 1820, 1830, 1840,
1850, 1860, 1870
|Virginia index available in Archives|
|1880||Virginia index available in Archives|
|1900, 1910, 1920, 1930||Index for Winchester & Frederick County made by volunteer is available in Archives|
A number of census records are available through Heritage Quest Online. You can access Heritage Quest from a Handley Regional Library (HRL) computer or from home with your HRL library card.
Some census records are also available through Ancestry.Com Library Edition, which you may access at any Handley Regional Library Internet computer.
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Page updated August 2010