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This index to marriage licenses is also available as a book for research inside the library.

Digital copies of Washington County Maryland Marriage records from 1886-1970.

Certified copies may be obtained from the Marriage License Department at the Circuit Court for Washington County in Hagerstown. Mail your request to the Clerk of the Circuit Court, 24 Summit Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Please include in your request:

  • Names of Bride and Groom (Bride's name should be the name she used immediately before the marriage in question)
  • Date of Marriage (Approximate year at minimum)
  • A check or money order in the amount of $5.50 for the each certified copy requested, payable to the Clerk of the Court.

For further information, please call the Clerk's Office at 301-733-8660. For information about other available court records (e.g., Civil, Criminal and Land), go to the Circuit Court for Washington County’s website:

Other resources for additional marriage records for other counties can be found at Maryland State Archives.