Free Genealogy Resources

Curious about your family tree? Just want to know more about your family? The Smyth County Public Library has many resources available to help you. They include the Southwest Virginia Heritage collection, a dedicated local history room located in the Main Library in Marion, the Ancestry and Heritage Quest online databases, the Family Search database available on dedicated computer stations in the Main Library, newspapers on microfilm, and digitized photographs, documents, and news clippings available through the Smyth County Digital Collection link. You can consult with library staff on how to get started.