Virginia Death Records Search

Perform a free Virginia public death records search, including death certificates, death indexes, deceased records, death registers & registries, obituaries, and death notices.


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City of Williamsburg Clerk of Circuit Court Website View City of Williamsburg Clerk of Circuit Court home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

Crater Health District View Crater Health District general information page, including changes to Health Department billing for STI Services.

Crater Health District Website View Crater Health District general information page, including changes to Health Department billing for STI services.

Library of Virginia Death Records Search Library of Virginia military dead database by last name, county, conflict, date of death, or place of death.

Mount Rogers Health District Vital Records View Mount Rogers Health District general information page, including mission, locations, services, vital records, environmental protection and cancer.

Virginia Department of Health Marriage Applications View Virginia Department of Health marriage license information, including age, consent, prohibited type, requirement, ceremony and certificate copy.

Virginia Department of Health Vital Records View Virginia Department of Health vital records page for York County to order death certificates and other vital records.

Virginia Department of Health Website View Virginia Department of Health webpage for general information about the Lenowisco Health District and the counties it encompasses.

Virginia Department of Health Website View Virginia Department of Health general information page, including contact information, recent highlights, trending topics and links to other resources.

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Waynesboro County Circuit Court Clerk Website View Waynesboro County Circuit Court Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

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Winchester City Clerk's Office Marriage Applications View Winchester City Clerk's Office marriage license information, including age requirements, fees, and time limitations.

Wise County Clerk of The Circuit Court Marriage Applications View Wise County Clerk of the Circuit Court marriage license information, including application guidelines, license requirements, and marriage ceremony.

Wise County Historical Society Website View Wise County Historical Society home page including genealogy information, news and articles, book store, and recent articles.

York County Circuit Court Clerk Website View York County Circuit Court Clerk home page, including hours, phone number, and address.

York County Clerk of The Circuit Court Marriage Applications View York County Clerk of the Circuit Court marriage licenses information including requirements, time limits and fees.

York County Genealogy Records View York County genealogy information including census, birth records, death records, marriage records, newspaper gleanings, obituaries, and cemeteries.

Find Virginia Death Records

Virginia Death Records provide information relating to a person's death in Virginia. Death Records include information from Virginia and Federal death registries and indexes, including the National Death Index. Virginia Vital Records Offices, County Clerks, and the Virginia Health Department maintain Death Records.

Find Virginia Death Records, including:
  • Virginia Death Records online for free
  • Certified death certificates
  • Copies of death certificates and records
  • Virginia death index documents
  • Genealogical records
Find Death Records in Virginia

The Social Security Death Index (SSDI) collects death statistics on a national level, while local Virginia government offices maintain their own death registries. These Death Records databases provide useful vital statistics for researchers. County and City Clerks in Virginia make Death Records available to the general public and may provide death certificates upon request.

Where to find Virginia Death Certificates

Virginia death certificates are documents signed by authorized medical professionals that contain information related to a person's death including the time, place, and cause of death. Certified death certificates are essential documents for legal matters following an individual's death. Death certificates can be obtained from Virginia Clerks, Health Departments, and from the Office of the Coroner and Medical Examiner.

What Death Certificates are used for

Certified death certificates issued by local Virginia government offices help families of the deceased settle and resolve financial and legal matters. Death Records are an important part of facilitating transfers of financial accounts and resolving estate matters in Virginia. Transfers of bank accounts, collecting life insurance policies, real and personal property titles and utility accounts all require Virginia Death Records.

Virginia Genealogy

Genealogists and family researchers use Virginia vital records to trace family roots. Clerks and Archival Offices in Virginia provide public records access to Death Records including the deceased's full name, date and age at death.


Death Records Search in Virginia