County Listing



County Name County Seat Created Formed From Named For Host Map Mailing List
Accomack County Accomac 1663 Colonial Division Native American for across the water place ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Albemarle County Charlottesville 1744   Willem van Keppel, Second Earl of Albemarle ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Alexandria City   1902 Alexandria County John Alexander ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Alleghany County Covington 1822   Alleghany Mountains ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Amelia County Amelia Court House 1734   Princess Amelia Sophia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Amherst County Amherst 1761   Jeffrey Amherst ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Appomattox County Appomattox 1845   Appomattox River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Arlington County Arlington 1801   Arlington Estate ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Augusta County Staunton 1845   Augusta of Saxe-Gotha ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Barbour County (Now West Virginia) Philipi 1843 Harrison, Lewis and Randolph Philip Pendleton Barbour, US Speaker of the House ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Bath County Warm Springs 1790 Augusta, Botetourt and Greenbrier Bath, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Bedford City   1968   John Russell, Fourth Duke of Bedford ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Bedford County Bedford 1753   John Russell, Fourth Duke of Bedford ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Berkeley County (Now West Virginia) Martinsburg 1772 Franklin Norborne Berkeley, Royal Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Bland County Bland 1861   Richard Bland ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Boone County (Now West Virginia) Madison 1847 Cabell, Kanawha and Logan Daniel Boone ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Botetourt County Fincastle 1796   Baron de Botetourt ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Bourbon County (Now Kentucky) Paris 1785 Fayette House of Bourbon, European Royal House ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Bristol City   1902 Washington County Bristol ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Braxton County (Now West Virginia) Sutton 1836 Kanawha, Lewis and Nicholas Carter Braxton, Continental Congress ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Brooke County (Now West Virginia) Wellsburg 1796 Ohio Robert Brooke, Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Brunswick County Lawrenceville 1732   Duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Buchanan County Grundy 1858   James Buchanan ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Buckingham County Buckingham 1785   Duke of Buckingham ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Buena Vista City   1902 Rockbridge   ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Cabell County Huntington 1809 Kanawha William H Cabell, Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Calhoun County (Now West Virginia Grantsville 1856 Gilmer John C Calhoun, US Vice President ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Campbell County Rustburg 1782   William Campbell ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Caroline County Bowling Green 1728   Caroline of Ansbach ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Carroll County Hillsville 1842   Charles Carroll ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Charles City County Charles City 1634 Colonial Division Charles I of England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Charlotte County Charlotte Court House 1765   Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Charlottesville City   1902 Albemarle Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Chesapeake City   1963   Chesapeake Tribe ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Chesterfield County Chesterfield 1749   Philip Stanhope, Fourth Earl of Chesterfield ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Clarke County Berryville 1836   George Rogers Clarke ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Clay County (Now West Virginia) Clay 1858 Braxton and Nicholas Henry Clay, US Senator and US Speaker of the House ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Craig County Newcastle 1851   Robert Craig ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Colonial Heights City   1948   Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette's troops were called "Colonials" ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Covington City   1952   Leonard Covington ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Culpeper County Culpeper 1748   Thomas Colepepper ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Cumberland County Cumberland 1749   Prince William, Duke of Cumberland ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Danville City     Pittsylvania County Dan River ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Dickenson County Clintwood 1880   William J Dickinson ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Dinwiddie County Dinwiddie 1752   Robert Dinwiddie ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Doddridge County (Now West Virginia) West Union 1845 Harrison, Lewis, Ritchie and Taylor Philip Doddridge, US Congressman ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Dunmore County Woodstock 1772 Renamed Shenandoah County in 1778 John Murray, Fourth Earl of Dunmore See Shenandoah County No Map Available No Mailing List
Elizabeth City County Defunct 1634 Original Shire Elizabeth of Bohemia, daughter of King James I ADOPTABLE No Map Available Mailing List
Emporia City   1967     ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Essex County Tappahannock 1609   Essex, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Fairfax City   1961   Thomas Fairfax, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Fairfax County Fairfax 1742   Thomas Fairfax, Sixth Lord Fairfax of Cameron ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Falls Church City   1948   The Falls Church ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Fauquier County Warrenton 1759   Francis Fauquier ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Fayette County (Now Kentucky) Lexington 1780   General Lafayette, Revolutionary War General ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Fayette County (Now West Virginia) Fayetteville 1831 Kanawha, Greenbrier and Logan General Lafayette, Revolutionary War General ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Fincastle County (extinct) Defunct 1772 Botetourt Abolished 1776, divided into Montgomery, Washington and Kentucky Counties ADOPTABLE No Map Available Mailing List
Floyd County Floyd 1831   John Floyd ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Fluvanna County Palmyra 1777   Alternate name for James River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Franklin City   1961     ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Franklin County Rocky Mount 1785   Benjamin Franklin ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Frederick County Winchester 1743   Frederick, Prince of Wales ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Fredricksburg City   1902 Spotsylvania County Frederick, Prince of Wales ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Galax City   1952     ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Giles County Pearisburg 1806   William Branch Giles ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Gilmer County (Now West Virginia) Glenville 1845 Kanawha and Lewis Thomas Walker Gilmer, US Secretary of the Navy and Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Gloucester County Gloucester 1651   Duke of Gloucester ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Goochland County Goochland 1727   William Gooch ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Grayson County Independence 1793   William Grayson ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Greenbrier County (Now West Virginia) Lewisburg 1778 Montgomery and Botetourt Greenbrier River ADOPTABLE Mailiing List
Greene County Stanardsville 1838   Nathanael Greene ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Greensville County Emporia 1780   Richard Greenville ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Halifax County Halifax 1752   George Montagu-Dunk, Second Earl of Halifax ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Hampshire County (Now West Virginia) Romney 1754 Frederick Hampshire County, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Hampton City   1908 Elizabeth City County Henry Wriothesley, Third Earl of Southampton ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Hancock County (Now West Virginia) New Cumberland 1848 Brooke John Hancock, Continental Congress, Governor of Massachusetts ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Hanover County Hanover 1720   Electorate of Hanover ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Hardy County (Now West Virginia) Moorefield 1786 Hampshire Samuel Hardy, Continental Congress ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Harrison County (Now West Virginia) Clarksburg 1784 Monongalia Benjamin Harrison V, Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Harrisonburg City   1916 Rockingham County Thomas Harrison ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Henrico County Henrico 1617 Original Shire Henry Frederick, Prince of Wales ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Henry Couty Martinsville 1777   Patrick Henry ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Highland County Monterey 1847   Mountains within the county ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Hopewell City   1916 Prince George County The Good Ship Hopewell ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Illinois NW County (Now IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) Defunct 1778 Abolished 5 Jan 1782 Virginia ceded the territory to Congress in Mar 1784 ADOPTABLE No Map Available No Mailing List
Isle of Wight County Isle of Wight 1634   Isle of Wight Jeanne Hicks Mailing List
Jackson County (Now West Virginia) Ripley 1831 Kanawha, Mason and Wood Andrew Jackson, US President ADOPTABLE Mailing List
James City County Williamsburg 1617 Original Shire James I of England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Jefferson County (Now Kentucky) Louisville 1780 Kentucky County Thomas Jefferson, US President ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Jefferson County (Now West Virginia) Charles Town 1801 Berkeley Thomas Jefferson, US President ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Kanawha County (Now West Virginia) Charleston 1789 Greenbrier and Montgomery Kanawha River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Kentucky County (Now the State) Defunct 1777 Became state of Kentucky in 1792     No Map Available  
King and Queen County King and Queen Court House 1691   King William and Queen Mary ADOPTABLE Mailing List
King George County King George 1721   George I of England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
King William County King William 1702   William III of England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Lancaster County Lancaster 1651   Lancaster, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Lee County Jonesville 1793   Light Horse Harry Lee ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Lexington City   1966   Battle of Lexington ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Lewis County (Now West Virginia) Weston 1816 Harrison American Revolutionary War soldier Charles Lewis who was killed at the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774 ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Lincoln County (Now West Virginia) Hamlin 1867 Boone, Cabell, Kanawha and Logan Abraham Lincoln, US President ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Logan County (Now West Virginia) Logan 1824 Cabell, Giles, Kanawha and Tazewell Chief Logan, Mingo Leader ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Loudoun County Leesburg 1757   John Campbell, Fourth Earl of Loudon ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Louisa County Louisa 1742   Princess Louise ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Lunenburg County Lunenburg 1746   Duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Lynchburg City   1902 Campbell County John Lynch ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Madison County Madison 1793   Family of James Madison ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Manassas City   1975   Manassas Gap Railroad ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Manassas Park City   1975     ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Manchester City Defunct 1874   Merged with City of Richmond in 1910 ADOPTABLE No Map Available Mailing List
Marion County (Now West Virginia) Fairmont 1842 Harrison and Monongalia Brig Gen Francis Marion, American Revolution ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Marshall County (Now West Virginia) Moundsville 1835 Ohio John Marshall, US Secretary of State and Chief Justice ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Martinsville City   1928   Joseph Martin Mailing List
Mason County (Now Kentucky) Maysville 1788 Bourbon George Mason, US Constitutional Convention ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Mason County (Now West Virginia) Point Pleasant 1804 Kanawha George Mason, US Constitutional Convention ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Mathews County Mathews 1791   Thomas Mathews ADOPTABLE Mailing List
McDowell County (Now West Virginia Welch 1858 Tazewell James McDowell, Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Mecklenburg County Boydton 1765   Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Mercer County (Now Kentucky) Harrodsburg 1785 Lincoln Hugh Mercer, Killed at the Battle of Princeton ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Mercer County (Now West Virginia) Princeton 1837 Giles and Tazewell Brig Gen Hugh Mercer, American Revolution ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Middlesex County Saluda 1673   Middlesex, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Monongalia County (Now West Virginia) Morgantown 1776 Augusta Latin derivation for Monongahela River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Monroe County (Now West Virginia) Union 1799 Greenbrier James Monroe, US President ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Montgomery County Christiansburg 1777   Richard Montgomery ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Morgan County (Now West Virginia) Berkeley Springs 1820 Berkeley and Hampshire Daniel Morgan, US Congressman ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Nansemond County (extinct) Nansemond   In 1972 Became Independent City of Nansemond In 1974 City of Nansemond merged with City of Suffolk Jeanne Hicks No Map Available Mailing List
Nelson County (Now Kentucky) Bardstown 1784 Jefferson Thomas Nelson Jr, Signer of the Declaration of Independence ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Nelson County Lovingston 1808   Thomas Nelson Jr ADOPTABLE Mailing List
New Kent County New Kent 1654   Kent County, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Newport News City   1902 Warwick County   ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Nicholas County (Now West Virginia) Summersville 1818 Greenbrier and Kanawha Wilson Cary Nicholas, US Senator and Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Norfolk City   1902 Norfolk County   ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Norfolk County Defunct 1691 Lower Norfolk County Merged with city of South Norfolk to become Independent City of Chesapeake in 1963 ADOPTABLE No Map Available Mailing List
Northampton County Eastville 1634   Northhamptonshire Fran Henle-Taylor Mailing List
Northumberland County Heathsville 1648   Northumberland, England Fran Henle-Taylor Mailing List
Norton City   1954   Eckstein Norton ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Nottoway County Nottoway 1789   Nodawa Tribe Jeanne Hicks Mailing List
Ohio County (Now West Virginia) Wheeling 1776 Augusta Ohio River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Orange County Orange 1734   William III of England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Page County Luray 1831   John Page ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Patrick County Stuart 1791   Patrick Henry ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Pendleton County (Now West Virginia Franklin 1788 Augusta Edmund Pendleton, First Continental Congress ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Petersburg City   1902 Prince George County Peter Jones ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Pittsylvania County Chatham 1767   William Pitt ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Pleasants County (Now West Virginia) Saint Marys 1851 Ritchie, Tyler and Wood James Pleasants Jr, US Senator and Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Pocahontas County (Now West Virginia) Marlinton 1821 Bath, Pendleton and Randolph Pocahontas, Powhatan maiden ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Poquoson City   1975 York County An Algonquin term roughly translating to "great marsh" or "flat land" ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Portsmouth City   1902 Norfolk County Portsmouth, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Powhatan County Powhatan 1777   Powhatan ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Preston County (Now West Virginia) Kingwood 1818 Monongalia James Patton Preston, Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Prince Edward County Farmville 1754   Prince Edward, Duke of York and Albany ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Prince George County Prince George 1703 Charles City County Prince George of Denmark ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Prince William County Manassas 1731   Prince William Augustus ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Princess Anne County Defunct 1691 Lower Norfolk County Merged with Independent City of Virginia Beach in 1963 ADOPTABLE No Map Available Mailing List
Pulaski County Pulaski 1839   Kazimierz Pulaski ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Putnam County (Now West Virginia Winfield 1848 Cabell, Kanawha and Mason General Israel Putnam, American Revolution ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Radford City   1902 Montgomery County Dr John Blair Radford ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Raleigh County (Now West Virginia Beckley 1850 Fayette Sir Walter Raleigh ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Randolph County (Now West Virginia) Elkins 1787 Harrison Edmund Jenings Randolph, US Attorney General and Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Rappahannock County Washington 1833   Rappahannock River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Richmond City   1902 Henrico County Richmond, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Richmond County Warsaw 1692   Duke of Richmond Fran Henle-Taylor Mailing List
Ritchie County (Now West Virginia) Harrisville 1843 Harrison, Lewis and Wood Thomas Ritchie ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Roane County (Now West Virginia) Spencer 1856 Gilmer, Jackson, Kanawha and Wirt Spencer Roane, Virginia Supreme Court ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Roanoke City   1902 Roanoke County Roanoke River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Roanoke County Salem 1838   Roanoke River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Rockbridge County Lexington 1778   Natural Bridge ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Rockingham County Harrisonburg 1778   Charles Watson-Wentworth, Second Marquess of Rockingham ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Russell County Lebanon 1786   William Russell ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Salem City   1968     ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Scott County Gate City 1814   Winfield Scott ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Shenandoah County Woodstock 1778 Renamed from Dunmore County Shenandoah River ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Smyth County Marion 1832   Alexander Smyth ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Southampton County Courtland 1749 Isle of Wight Henry Wriothesley, Third Earl of Southampton ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Spotsylvania County Spotsylvania 1721   Alexander Spotswood ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Stafford County Stafford 1664   Stafford, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Staunton City   1902 Augusta County Lady Rebecca Staunton ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Suffolk City   1910 Nansemond County   ADOPTABLE No Map Available No Mailing List
Surry County Surry 1652   Surry, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Sussex County Sussex 1754   Sussex, England ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Taylor County (Now West Virginia) Grafton 1844 Barbour, Harrison, Marion and Preston John Taylor of Caroline, US Senator ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Tazewell County Tazewell 1800   Henry Tazewell ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Tucker County (Now West Virginia) Parsons 1856 Randolph Henry St George Tucker, US Congressman and Virginia Supreme Court ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Tyler County (Now West Virginia) Middlebourne 1814 Ohio John Tyler Sr, Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Upshur County (Now West Virginia) Buckhannon 1851 Barbour and Lewis Abel Parker Upshur, US Secretary of the Navy and US Secretary of State ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Virginia Beach City   1963 Princess Ann County   ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Warren County Front Royal 1836   Joseph Warren ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Warwick County (extinct) Defunct 1642 Became Independent City of Warwick in 1952 Merged with City of Newport News in 1958 ADOPTABLE No Map Available Mailing List
Washington County Abingdon 1777   George Washington ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Wayne County (Now West Virginia) Wayne 1842 Cabell Anthony Wayne, Revolutionary War and US Congressman ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Waynesboro City   1948   Anthony Wayne ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Webster County (Now West Virginia) Webster Springs 1860 Braxton, Nicholas and Randolph Daniel Webster, US Senator and US Secretary of State ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Westmoreland County Montross 1653   Westmoreland, England Fran Henle-Taylor Mailing List
Wetzel County (Now West Virginia) New Martinsville 1846 Tyler Lewis Wetzel, noted frontiersman ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Williamsburg City   1902 James City County William III of England ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Winchester City   1902 Frederick County Winchester, England ADOPTABLE No Mailing List
Wirt County (Now West Virginia) Elizabeth 1848 Jackson and Wood William Wirt, US Attorney General ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Wise County Wise 1856   Henry Alexander Wise ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Wood County (Now West Virginia) Parkersburg 1798 Harrison James Wood, Governor of Virginia ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Woodford County (Now Kentucky) Versailles 1788 Fayette William Woodford, Revolutionary War General ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Wyoming County (Now West Virginia) Pineville 1850 Logan derived from Native American term for wide plain ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Wythe County Wytheville 1790   George Wythe ADOPTABLE Mailing List
Yohogania County (Now Pennsylvania) Defunct 1776 Formed by Virginia. When ceded to Pennsylvania in 1779, Changed to Fayette and Westmoreland counties in Pennsylvania Latinized version of the Youghiogheny River ADOPTABLE No Map Available No Mailing List
York County Yorktown 1634   Duke of York ADOPTABLE Mailing List



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