Oakton Virginia Family History Center
|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: 2719 Hunter Mill Rd Oakton, VA 22124
- Park in the rear of the building and enter at the doors on the south side. If the doors are locked, ring the bell marked "Family History Center" and the staff will let you in.
- First and third Tuesdays: 9:30-12 noon
- Wednesdays: 7-9 pm
- Thursday: By appointment
- First and third Saturdays: 9:30-12 noon.
PLEASE NOTE: The digital scanner computer has been repaired is now working although some flash drives are not compatible.
Federal Holidays: JULY 4th; THANKSGIVING WEEK Nov. 21-25; CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS: Dec. 25-30. Closed for GENERAL CONFERENCE April 1 and September 30; Closed for inclement weather. We follow the Fairfax County Public School closings. If school closes or opens late, the Family History Center is also closed.
Calendar and Events
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- FamilySearch Catalog: This center can assist you in ordering any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog. You may also order microfilm and microfiche online at familyseach.org.
- 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 -- Indefinite microfilm collection is in New York City records.
- Book Collection: --
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. These include
- Newberry Library
- Godfrey Library
- and others.
Hardware and Equipment
- The center has 4 new computers with connections to the internet available. There are also six microfilm readers and a microfiche reader. The Center has a digital imager that can scan a digital image from microfilm and microfiche. The imager has a flatbed scanner to digitally image documents. Digital images may be printed, saved to a flash drive, or sent via email. There is also a Lexmark printer that can scan documents or photographs directly to FamilySearch accounts.
Resources in the Local Area
Fairfax Genealogy Society is a very active genealogy society with monthly meetings, workshops, and spring and fall conferences.
The Virginia Room in the Fairfax City Regional Library specializes in history and genealogy, and is not limited to the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Historical Society of Fairfax County has resources on the history of Fairfax County, Virginia.
Volunteer at the Center
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