Roanoke Vital Records

Search Roanoke VA vital records such as births, death, marriages, and divorces.


Roanoke Clerk Office

Clerks file important documents and preserve vital records for their municipality. The Clerk’s office is a valuable source for vital records, which are available to the public. The office maintains certificates, death certificate, and marriage records, in addition to divorce decrees. Many Clerk’s Offices have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Clerk’s Offices provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Roanoke City Clerk Roanoke VA 315 Church Ave SW 24016 540-853-6702

Roanoke County Clerk Roanoke VA 215 Church Avenue Southwest 24011 540-772-2005

Roanoke County Clerk Roanoke VA PO Box 29800 24018 804-646-7955


Roanoke Health Department

Health Departments maintain vital records for their municipality and make them available to the public. A Department of Health can issue certified copies of vital records for births, deaths, marriages, and divorces that took place in their county or state. Many Health Departments have vital records dating back to the 1800s, making them an excellent source for genealogical research. Most Health Departments provide online ordering forms to request vital records.

Roanoke City Health Department Roanoke VA 1502 Williamson Rd NE 24012 540-283-5050


Roanoke Coroner & Medical Examiner

Coroners and Medical Examiners investigate deaths within their jurisdiction and perform autopsies and other postmortem examinations. Many vital records are available from a Coroner or Medical Examiner, including autopsy reports, investigator reports, toxicology reports, and in some cases, X-rays or photographs. An autopsy report will include the cause and manner of death. Many coroners and medical examiners provide online access to their reports. In other cases, you can obtain records by contacting the Coroners or Medical Examiner’s Office directly.

Roanoke County Medical Examiner & Coroner Roanoke VA 6600 Northside High School Road 24019 540-561-6615