Microfilm Collection

Microfilm records for census, marriages, land taxes, licenses, and personal property taxes for Shenandoah County are available. Local newspapers from 1817 to 1974 are on microfilm, they include:

  • Edinburg Sentinel, 1897-1916; 1916-1920*
  • Shenandoah Valley Herald (Woodstock), 1817-1952
  • Shenandoah Valley (New Market), 1869-1924 and 1939-1974
  • Northern Virginia Daily (Strasburg), 1932-Current+

* some issues missing

+ microfilm usually comes in a few months after publication

Also available are:

  • Shenandoah County Census records, 1790-1920
  • Census records for other counties and states
  • Shenandoah County Will Books, #12-#31, and Deeds 1852-1909
  • Shenandoah County Marriage Bonds, 1772-1912 and Minister Returns 1772-1877. Shenandoah County Personal Property Tax Lists and Land Tax Books from 1782-1850
  • 1850 and 1860 Slave Schedules for Virginia
  • Church Records, Alms House Records and Birth Records for 1853-1896 for Shenandoah Co
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