Lookup Public Records in Rappahannock County, Virginia. Including Vital Birth and Death Records, Deeds, Probate, Property Records, Mortgages, Liens, Judgments, Marriage Licenses, Voter Registrar, Payroll, Military Discharges.

Rappahannock County Overview

Home to many mountains, Rappahannock County, Virginia was created in 1833. The name “Rappahannock” comes from the Algonquian word lappihanne (also noted as toppehannock), meaning “river of quick, rising water” or “where the tide ebbs and flows.” As of the 2010 census, the county had a population of 7,373. Washington is both the county seat and the largest community. The Rappahannock River forms the northeastern boundary and separates Rappahannock County from Fauquier County. Rappahannock County is bounded on the southeast by Culpeper County and on the southwest by Madison County. The Blue Ridge Mountains occupy much of the western portion of the county. Warren county lies to the northwest, and Page County to the west. The total area of the county is 267 square miles, almost all of which is land. The county is also home to a portion of Shenandoah National Park, a nationally protected area. The most populous zip code in use in 20106, and it is one of nine zips used by the county.

Rappahannock County Clerk Information

Honorable Margaret Ralph, Clerk
238 Gay Street
P. O. Box 517
Washington, VA 22747-0517
(540) 675-5350

Rappahannock County Records

Sharon F. Dodson, Commissioner of Revenue
274 Gay Street
PO Box 115
Washington, VA 22747
(540) 675-5370

Debra L. Knick, Treasurer’s Office
274 Gay Street
Washington, VA 22747

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