Mount Vernon 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.

The Mount Vernon Virginia Family Center is located in the Franconia area of Alexandria, Virginia and in the Mount Vernon Virginia Stake Center. We are available to help you get started with family history research and can help you to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog

Center Contacts and Hours


  • 6219 Villa St Alexandria VA 22310-1725 United States (entrance on the south side of the building)

Location Map:


  • 1-703-313-7918



Open Hours:

  • Tuesday: 7:00-9:00pm
  • Wednesday: 7:00pm-9:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am-12:00pm (please call first to confirm)
  • Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm
  • Saturday: (1st and 3rd Saturdays) 9:00am-12:00pm (see calendar)
  • Sunday: 2:00pm-5:00pm (Spanish language assistance available 2pm-3pm; Asistencia en español 14:00-15:00)

Holiday Schedule:

Closed all major holidays

Calendar and Events

Upcoming Events

Class Schedule

Staff Training Meetings

Center Resources


  • FamilySearch Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the FamilySearch Catalog.
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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. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment

  • The center has several microfilm readers, one of which is connected to a computer that will allow you to scan the records and save them to a flash drive or e-mail them to yourself. There are six computers with internet access that you can use to do research.

Center Services

Staff Research Specialties

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Resources in the Local Area

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Volunteer at the Center

If you are interested in volunteering at the center, please contact the center director at