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Washington County's Land Records (deeds, mortgages, affidavits, and other instruments pertaining to real estate transactions) begin in 1834. Deed & Mortgage Records can be accessed online through 1991 or with  the original Grantee (Reverse/Buyer) and Grantor (Direct/Seller) Index Books housed in the Archives. (For records created since 1992, it is necessary to go through the Circuit Clerk's Office.)  Land Records include:

Other Helpful Sources:

  • For U.S. Land Patents issued out of the Fayetteville or Harrison General Land Office:

U. S. Department of the Interior
Bureau of Land Management, Eastern States
7450 Boston Boulevard
Springfield, Virginia 22153
703-440-1600