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Virginia County Selection Table

On our County Selection Table you will note the links to the County Seat.  These are connected to our online book Statistical Gazetteer of the United States.  These links will take you to the description of the town or city in 1843.  If you are interested in adopting one of our counties, please use our Contact List.  Thanks!!

County County Seat Established Origin Coordinator
Accomack County Accomac 1663 One of the eight original shires of Virginia.  
Albemarle County Charlottesville 1744 Goochland County.  
Alleghany County Covington 1822 Bath & Botetourt Counties, as well as Monroe County (W. Va.)  
Amelia County Amelia Court House 1735 Brunswick & Prince George Counties.  
Amherst County Amherst 1761 Albemarle County.  
Appomattox County Appomattox 1845 Buckingham, Campbell, Charlotte & Prince Edward Counties  
Arlington County Arlington 1846 Annexed from Washington, DC  
Augusta County Staunton 1745 Orange County  
Bedford County Bedford 1754 Lunenburg County Thomas A. Markham
Bland County Bland 1861 Giles, Tazewell, & Wythe Counties.  
Botetourt County Fincastle 1770 Augusta County.  
Brunswick County Lawrenceville 1720 Prince George County  
Buchanan County Grundy 1858 Russell and Tazewell Counties  
Buckingham County Buckingham 1761 Albemarle County  
Campbell County Rustburg 1782 Bedford County  
Caroline County Bowling Green 1728 Essex, King & Queen, & King William Co's.  
Carroll County Hillsville 1842 Grayson County.  
Charles City County Charles City 1634 ?  
Charlotte County Charlotte Court House 1765 Lunenburg County.  
Chesterfield County Chesterfield 1749 ?  
Clarke County Berryville 1836 ?  
Craig County New Castle 1851 ?  
Culpeper County Culpeper 1748 Orange County.  
Cumberland County Cumberland 1749 ?  
Dickenson County Clintwood 1880 ?  
Dinwiddie County Dinwiddie 1752 ?  
Essex County Tappahannock 1692 Rappahannock County.  
Fairfax County Fairfax 1742 ?  
Fauquier County Warrenton 1759 ?  
Floyd County Floyd 1831 ?  
Fluvanna County Palmyra 1777 ?  
Franklin County Rocky Mount 1785 ?  
Frederick County Winchester 1743 ?  
Giles County Pearisburg 1806 ?  
Gloucester County Gloucester 1651 ?  
Goochland County Goochland 1727 ?  
Grayson County Independence 1793 ?  
Greene County Stanardsville 1838 ?  
Greensville County Emporia 1780 ?  
Halifax County Halifax 1752 ?  
Hanover County Hanover 1720 ?  
Henrico County Henrico 1617 Original County.  
Henry County Martinsville 1777 ?  
Highland County Monterey 1847 Bath and Pendleton Counties.  
Isle of Wight County Isle of Wight 1634 ?  
James City County Williamsburg 1617 Original County. Eve Gregory
King and Queen County King & Queen Court House 1691 New Kent County.  
King George County King George 1721 ?  
King William County King William 1702 King & Queen County.  
Lancaster County Lancaster 1651 Northumberland & York Counties.  
Lee County Jonesville 1793 ?  
Loudoun County Leesburg 1757 ?  
Louisa County Louisa 1742 ?  
Lunenburg County Lunenburg 1746 ?  
Madison County Madison 1793 ?  
Mathews County Mathews 1791 Gloucester County.  
Mecklenburg County Boydton 1765 ?  
Middlesex County Saluda 1673 ?  
Montgomery County Christiansburg 1777 ?  
Nelson County Lovingston 1808 ?  
New Kent County New Kent 1654 York County.  
Northampton County Eastville 1634 ? Fran Henle Taylor
Northumberland County Heathsville 1648 Created by the Virginia General Assembly. Fran Henle Taylor
Nottoway County Nottoway 1789 ?  
Orange County Orange 1734 Spotsylvania County.  
Page County Luray 1831 ? Lainee Denton
Patrick County Stuart 1791 ?  
Pittsylvania County Chatham 1767 ?  
Powhatan County Powhatan 1777 ?  
Prince Edward County Farmville 1754 ?  
Prince George County Prince George 1703 Charles City County Eve Gregory
Prince William County Manassas 1731 ?  
Pulaski County Pulaski 1839 ?  
Rappahannock County Washington 1833 Culpeper County.  
Richmond County Warsaw 1692 ?  
Roanoke County Salem 1838 ?  
Rockbridge County Lexington 1778 ?  
Rockingham County Harrisonburg 1778 ?  
Russell County Lebanon 1786 ?  
Scott County Gate City 1814 ?  
Shenandoah County Woodstock 1772 ?  
Smyth County Marion 1832 ?  
Southampton County Courtland 1749 ?  
Spotsylvania County Spotsylvania Courthouse 1721 Essex, King & Queen, & King William Co's.  
Stafford County Stafford 1664 ?  
Surry County Surry 1652 ?  
Sussex County Sussex 1754 ?  
Tazewell County Tazewell 1800 ?  
Warren County Front Royal 1836 ?  
Washington County Abingdon 1777 ?  
Westmoreland County Montross 1653 ? Fran Henle Taylor
Wise County Wise 1856 ?  
Wythe County Wytheville 1790 ?  
York County Yorktown 1634 Charles River Shire, one of the eight original shires.Eve Gregory








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