Records of land transactions for the City of Lynchburg are located in the public records area of the clerk’s office. The records exist from 1805 to present day. You can view property records, tax records and property transfers for the City of Lynchburg on the GIS site.
These records are available to the public for reference and research. Copies of the records can be provided at the cost of $0.50 per page.
All recordation of land transactions in the city of Lynchburg takes place in the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office. Instruments presented for recordation must meet the Standards for Recorded Instruments as set forth by the Library of Virginia, pursuant to Code of Virginia 55-108. Recordings are taken between 8:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m.
Lynchburg Circuit Court accepts e-recording for deeds through Simplifile and CSC.
Lynchburg Circuit Court records Real Estate Affidavits and List of Heirs through Probate. The recording fees for a List of Heirs ($68) and Real Estate Affidavit ($69) can be found on the Probate page. Our Court records these filings through our Probate department.
The Virginia Courts Deed Calculation System can be used to calculate fees and taxes for recording deeds and contracts. Please contact the Clerk’s office if you have specific questions about recording an instrument. Remote Internet Access to land records is available on a subscription basis. The original application must be mailed in and notarized. Please mail applications to: Lynchburg Circuit Court, PO Box 4, Lynchburg VA 24505.
Secure Remote Access Costs
- $50 per month
- $270 per six months ($45 per month)
- $480 one year ($40 per month)
Legislative Changes Effective July 1, 2020
- HB306/SB938 - Increase in Library of Virginia Fee
- HB1726/SB1038 - Open Space Preservation Fee
The Office of the Clerk of Circuit Court is committed to public service. We are dedicated to providing our patrons with excellent customer service and will assist you with any questions or concerns about our policies and procedures.