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Rockingham County, VA

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Rockingham County, Virginia
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Rockingham County was formed in 1778 from
Augusta County, named for the Marquis of Rockingham, British
statesman.

The County seat is Harrisonburg, which was made
a town by act of Assembly in May of 1780.

Rockingham is located in the heart of the beautiful
Shenandoah Valley.

 
Announcements & Updates Happenings in and around Rockingham County, Updates to Website, etc.
Queries Link to message boards and access to older queries. Also instructions for subscribing to the Rockingham County Mail List.
Resources Links to websites for individual Rockingham County families, and links to other Rockingham County information
Online Data Transcribed documents, Cemetery listings, death certificates and more.
History Articles pertaining to the history of Rockingham County and general historical or geographic queries
Links Links to other website of interest to Rockingham County and Virginia researchers
Photos Online photos of Rockingham people and places.
Researching in Rockingham County If you're planning a research trip to Rockingham County check out these research tips.

UPDATES & ADDITIONS TO WEBSITE


Southern Claims Commission - List of Claims - 4-9-06

Southern Claims Commission - Reports of Disallowed Claims -
4-9-06

Rockingham County Cemetery Project - Updated 3-28-2009

 

 

LOCAL EVENTS

Court Days Festival - 1850s Harrisonburg Recreated!
June 6, 2009

 

 


Harriet Lee Welch,  Harrisonburg, Virginia
Rockingham County Coordinator
E-mail hwelch@ntelos.net

Robert Crawford
Photo Projects Manager
E-mail mrbob625@aol.com

Emmett Mason
Rockingham Co. Message Board Manager
E-mail Masontree@aol.com


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Last updated March 28, 2009