The collection contains many resources for counties surrounding Washington County. This webpage features only those resources which are specifically for Washington County records. A downloadable genealogy guide (in PDF format) gives information on doing genealogy research at the Washington County Free Library.

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Online Searchable Databases


Obituary Locator 1790-2012
Historic Newspaper Index
Whilbr - Western Maryland Digital Library
Marriage Records
School Records
Church Records
Land Records
1877 Atlas
City Directory 1893-94
Telephone Directories
Cemetery & Death records

Published Materials in the Washington County Free Library


Vertical File Collection
County & Regional Histories
Military Records
Historical Maps
Naturalization records
School Yearbooks
Hagerstown Farmers Almanacs
Manumission records
Wills & Estates

Online Searchable Database with Maryland Library Card


Heritage Quest
Sanborn Maps
Ancestry Library Edition (only available in the library)
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