County Genealogy Research

A very important part of the Wise County Heritage Museum is the archive library. Owned and operated by the Wise County Historical Commission, it features extensive collections of family files, maps, newspapers and documents that have been collected for over 55 years. There are over 6,000 books in the archive library, thousands of family files, local newspapers dating back to 1880, school census records, funeral home files, maps, and more.