Virginia Counties

Existing Virginia Counties

Counties That Have "Disappeared" - and Why

How Counties Got Started in Virginia

How The Counties Were Named

Why There Are No Towns or Counties in Southeastern Virginia

NOTE: Boundaries of counties, towns, and cities continue to change - see Town and City Boundaries and Annexation

map of Virginia counties Arlington Loudoun Fairfax Clarke Frederick Prince William Fauquier Stafford Culpeper Accomack Northampton Northumberland Westmoreland Richmond Lancaster King George Rappahannock Warren Shenandoah Page Rockingham Augusta Rockbridge Highland Bath Alleghany Botetourt Craig Giles Madison Greene Orange Spottsylvania Bland Tazewell Buchanan Dickenson Wise Lee Russel Scott Washington Smyth Grayson Wythe Pulaski Montgomery Roanoke Albemarle Louisa Fluvanna Nelson Amherst Bedford Franklin Floyd Carroll Patrick Henry Pittsylvania Halifax Mecklenburg Brunswick Greensville Southhampton Isle of Wight Sussex Surry Prince George Dinwiddie Chesterfield Henrico Goochland Hanover Caroline Charles City New Kent James City County York Essex King and Queen King William Middlesex Mathews Gloucester Powhatan Amelia Nottoway Lunenburg Cumberland Buckingham Prince Edward Appomattox Charlotte Campbell

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during the Civil War, historic legal records were destroyed at many Virginia courthouses, including the one in Fairfax County
during the Civil War, historic legal records were destroyed at many Virginia courthouses, including the one in Fairfax County
Source: National Archives, Fairfax Court House, Virginia, ca. 1860 - ca. 1865

Virginia had 95 counties and 38 cities, after the City of Bedford shifted to town status in 2013
Virginia had 95 counties and 38 cities, after the City of Bedford shifted to town status in 2013
Source: US Geological Survey (USGS) National Atlas, County Map


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