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Virginia

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County List

Workplaces are grouped by county. Each workplace name is followed by the owner's surname(s). Places without formal names are given the owner's name. Counties formed after 1865 are omitted.

 


ACCOMACK

Formed in 1663 from Northampton Co.

 

ALBEMARLE

Formed in 1744 from Goochland Co.

 

ALEXANDRIA

Formed in 1801 from DC and Fairfax Co.; Renamed Arlington Co. in 1920

 

ALLEGHANY

Formed in 1822 from Bath, Botetourt and Monroe (West VA) Co.s

 

AMELIA

Formed in 1735 from Brunswick and Prince George Co.s

 

AMHERST

Formed in 1761 from Albemarle Co.

 

APPOMATTOX

Formed in 1845 from Buckingham, Prince Edward, Charlotte and Campbell Co.s

 

AUGUSTA

Formed in 1745 from Orange Co.

 

BATH

Formed in 1791 from Augusta, Botetourt and Greebrier Co.s

 

BEDFORD

Formed in 1754 from Lunenburg Co.

 

BLAND

Formed in 1861 from Giles, Tazwell and Wythe Co.s

 

BOTETOURT

Formed in 1770 from Augusta Co.

 

BRUNSWICK

Formed in 1732 from Prince George Co.

 

BUCHANAN

Formed in 1858 from Tazwell and Russell Co.s

 

BUCKINGHAM

Formed in 1761 from Albemarle Co.

 

CAMPBELL

Formed in 1782 from Bedford Co.

 

CAROLINE

Formed in 1728 from Essex, King and Queen and King William Co.s

 

CARROLL

Formed in 1842 from Grayson Co.

 

CHARLES CITY

Formed in 1634

 

CHARLOTTE

Formed in 1765 from Lunenburg Co.

 

CHESTERFIELD

Formed in 1749 from Henrico Co.

 

CLARKE

Formed in 1836 from Frederick Co.

 

CRAIG

Formed in 1851 from Botetourt, Roanoke, Giles and Monroe Co.s

 

CULPEPER

Formed in 1749 from Orange Co.

 

CUMBERLAND

Formed in 1749 from Goochland Co.

 

DINWIDDIE

Formed in 1752 from Prince George Co.

 

ELIZABETH CITY

Formed in 1634

 

ESSEX

Formed in 1692 from old Rappahannock Co.

 

FAIRFAX

Formed in 1742 from Prince William Co.

 

FAUQUIER

Formed in 1759 from Prince William Co.

 

FLOYD

Formed in 1831 from Montgomery Co.

 

FLUVANNA

Formed in 1777 from Albemarle Co.

 

FRANKLIN

Formed in 1786 from Bedford and Henry Co.s

 

FREDERICK

Formed in 1743 from Orange Co.

 

City of FREDERICKSBURG

Formed in 1721 from Essex, King William and King and Queen Co.s

 

GILES

Formed in 1806 from Montgomery, Tazwell and Monroe Co.s

 

GLOUCESTER

Formed in 1651 from Yrok Co.

 

GOOCHLAND

Formed in 1728 from Henrico Co.

 

GRAYSON

Formed in 1793 from Wythe Co.

 

GREENE

Formed in 1838 from Orange Co.

 

GREENSVILLE

Formed in 1781 from Brunswick Co.

 

HALIFAX

Formed in 1752 from Lunenburg Co.

 

HANOVER

Formed in 1721 from New Kent Co.

 

HENRICO

Formed in 1634

 

HENRY

Formed in 1777 from Pittsylvania Co.

 

HIGHLAND

Formed in 1847 from Bath and Pendleton Co.s

 

ISLE OF WIGHT

Formed in 1634 as Warrosquyoake Co.; Renamed Isle of Wight in 1637

 

JAMES CITY

Formed in 1634

 

KING AND QUEEN

Formed in 1691 from New Kent Co.

 

KING GEORGE

Formed in 1721 from Richmond Co.

 

KING WILLIAM

Formed in 1702 from King and Queen Co.

 

LANCASTER

Formed in 1651 from Northumberland and York Co.s

 

LEE

Formed in 1793 from Russell Co.

 

LOUDON

Formed in 1757 from Fairfax Co.

 

LOUISA

Formed in 1742 from Hanover Co.

 

LUNENBURG

Formed in 1746 from Brunswick Co.

MADISON

Formed in 1793 from Culpeper Co.

 

MATTHEWS

Formed in 1791 from Gloucester Co.

 

MECKLENBURG

Formed in 1765 from Lunenburg Co.

 

MIDDLESEX

Formed ca. 1699 from Lancaster Co.

 

MONTGOMERY

Formed in 1777 from Fincastle/ Botetourt Co.

 

NANSEMOND

Now City of Suffolk

 

NELSON

Formed in 1808 from Amherst Co.

 

NEW KENT

Formed in 1654 from York Co.

 

NORTHAMPTON

Formed in 1634 as Accawmack Co.; Renamed Northampton in 1642

 

NORTHUMBERLAND

Formed ca. 1645 from the Chickacoan District

 

NOTTAWAY

Formed in 1789 from Amelia Co.

 

ORANGE

Formed in 1734 from Spotsylvania Co.

 

PAGE

Formed in 1831 from Rockingham and Shenandoah Co.s

 

PATRICK

Formed in 1791 from Henry Co.

 

City of PETERSBURG

Formed in 1850 from Dinwiddie, Prince George and Chesterfield Co.s

 

PITTSYLVANIA

Formed in 1767 from Halifax Co.

 

POWHATTAN

Formed in 1777 from Cumberland Co.

 

PRINCE EDWARD

Formed in 1754 from Amelia Co.

 

PRINCE GEORGE

Formed in 1703 from Charles City Co.

 

PRINCE WILLIAM

Formed in 1731 from King George and Stafford Co.

 

PRINCESS ANNE

Formed in 1691

 

PULASKI

Formed in 1839 from Montgomery and Wythe Co.s

 

RAPPAHANNOCK

Formed in 1833 from Culpeper Co.

 

City of RICHMOND

Formed in 1782 from Henrico Co.

 

RICHMOND

Formed in 1692 from old Rappahannock Co.

 

ROANOKE

Formed in 1838 from Botetourt Co.

 

ROCKBRIDGE

Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt Co.s

 

ROCKINGHAM

Formed in 1778 from Augusta Co.

 

RUSSELL

Formed in 1786 from Washington Co.

 

City of SALEM

Formed in 1836 from Roanoke Co.

 

SCOTT

Formed in 1814 from Lee, Russell and Washington Co.s

 

SHENANDOAH

Formed in 1772 as Dunmore Co., from Frederick; Renamed Shenandoah in 1778

 

SMYTH

Formed in 1832 from Washington and Wythe Co.s

 

SOUTHAMPTON

Formed in 1749 from Isle of Wight Co.

 

SPOTSYLVANIA

Formed in 1721 from Essex, King William and King and Queen Co.s

 

STAFFORD

Formed in 1664 from Westmoreland Co.

 

SURRY

Formed in 1652 from James City

 

SUSSEX

Formed in 1754 from Surry Co.

 

TAZEWELL

Formed in 1800 from Russell and Wythe Co.s

 

WARREN

Formed in 1836 from Frederick and Shenandoah Co.s

 

City of WARWICK

Formed in 1634; Currently City of Newport News

 

WASHINGTON

Formed in 1777 from Fincastle Co.

 

WESTMORELAND

Formed in 1653 from Northumberland Co.

 

WISE

Formed in 1856 from Lee, Russell and Scott Co.s

 

WYTHE

Formed in 1790 from Montgomery Co.

 

YORK

Formed in 1634

 

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