Richmond Virginia Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


Center Contacts and Hours

Location Map: Location Map

Address: 5600 Monument Ave Henrico VA 23226

  • Located in rear of building near the parking lot. Ring bell if locked.

Language: English

Phone: 804-288-8134


Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 9:30am-2:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:30am-2:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30am-2:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Saturday: 9:30am-2:00pm

Holiday Schedule Closings

2018 closings

March 31-April 9 Easter Break

May 26 Memorial Day

July 1-9 Summer Break

Sept 1 Labor Day

Oct 6 General Conference

Nov 17-26 Thanksgiving

Dec 17-Jan 1 Christmas

  • Closed due to Henrico County weather related closings

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • Patrons' Microfiche Collection -- a collection of fiche ordered by our patrons, assorted titles. Contain family histories, vital records, and other types of information.
  • Indefinite Film Collection -- a collection of films on a variety of subjects, to include vital records, county records, court records, etc.
  • Book Collection: -- Many volumes on Virginia counties and numerous other books by state and country, immigration, military, surname histories, maps and dictionaries. Microfilm/fiche collection includes VA birth, death, marriage, census, plus miscellaneous records by county; other films/fiche for various states and countries.

Databases and Software

  • FHC Portal This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

Hardware and Equipment

  • 8 computers, 1 printer/copier, 1 reader-printer, 1 image digitizer/scanner, 12 film and fiche readers.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

Resources in the Local Area

Virginia State Archives Virginia Historical Society GRIVA


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