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Encyclopedia > Prince Edward County, Virginia
Prince Edward County, Virginia
Seal of Prince Edward County, Virginia
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Map of Virginia highlighting Prince Edward County
Location in the state of Virginia
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Virginia's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1754
Seat Farmville
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

916 km² (354 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
3 km² (1 mi²), 0.31%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

19,720
22/km² 
Website: co.prince-edward.va.us

Prince Edward County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, "Commonwealth" — of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 19,720. Its county seat is Farmville6. Image File history File links Prince_Edward_County_va_seal. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_VA.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Virginia ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Farmville is a town located in Virginia. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures State Courts Counties, Cities, and Towns Other countries Politics Portal      A state of the United States is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Farmville is a town located in Virginia. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents

History

Origin, Worsham, Farmville

Prince Edward County, Virginia was formed in the Virginia Colony in 1754 from Amelia County. It was named for Prince Edward Augustus, son of Frederick, Prince of Wales. The 1609 charter for the Virginia colony from sea to sea The Virginia Colony refers to the English colony in North America that existed during the 17th and 18th centuries before the American Revolution. ... Amelia County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ...


The original county seat and courthouse was located in the village of Worsham. A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ...


Near the headwaters of the Appomattox River, the Town of Farmville was formed in 1798, and was incorporated in 1912. The county seat was moved from Worsham to Farmville in 1871. The Appomattox River at Matoaca, Virginia The Appomattox River is a tributary of the James River, approximately 137 mi (220 km), in central and eastern Virginia in the United States. ... Farmville is a town located in Virginia. ...


Railroads

In the 1850s, the South Side Railroad between Petersburg and Lynchburg was built through Farmville between Burkeville and Pamplin City. The route, which was subsidized by a contribution from Farmville, required an expensive crossing of the Appomattox River slightly downstream which became known as the High Bridge. South Side Railroad - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Location Location in the State of Virginia Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Virginia Independent city Founded December 17, 1748 Mayor Annie M. Mickens Geographical characteristics Area     City 60. ... The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... Burkeville is a town located in Nottoway County, Virginia. ... Pamplin City is a town located in Virginia. ... High Bridge in Prince Edward County, Virginia is an historic former railroad bridge across the Appomattox River valley about 6 miles east ( downstream) from the town of Farmville. ...


The South Side Railroad was heavily damaged during the American Civil War. The High Bridge played a key role during Confederate General Robert E. Lee's final retreat from Petersburg to Appomattox Courthouse, where the surrender to Union General Ulysses S. Grant took place in April, 1865. Combatants United States of America (Union) Confederate States of America (Confederacy) Commanders Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee Strength 2,200,000 1,064,000 Casualties 110,000 killed in action, 360,000 total dead, 275,200 wounded 93,000 killed in action, 258,000 total... High Bridge in Prince Edward County, Virginia is an historic former railroad bridge across the Appomattox River valley about 6 miles east ( downstream) from the town of Farmville. ... Robert Edward Lee (January 19, 1807 – October 12, 1870) was a career U.S. Army officer and the most celebrated general of the Confederate forces during the American Civil War. ... The court house The Appomattox Court House is a historic court house located in Appomattox, Virginia famous as the site of the surrender of the Confederate Army under Robert E. Lee to Union commander Ulysses S. Grant on April 9, 1865, effectively ending the American Civil War. ... Ulysses S. Grant[2] (born Hiram Ulysses Grant, April 27, 1822 – July 23, 1885) was an American general and the 18th President of the United States (1869–1877). ...


After the Civil War, under the leadership of former Confederate General William "Billy Mahone, The South Side Railroad was rebuilt, and in 1870, was combined with the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad and the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad to form Mahone's Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio Railroad (AM&O), which stretched 400 miles across the southern tier of Virginia from Norfolk on Hampton Roads to Bristol. After the Financial Panic of 1873, the AM&O fell into default on its debt, and was purchased in the early 1880s by new owners who renamed it the Norfolk and Western (N&W). In 1982, it became part of the current Norfolk Southern Railway system. Due to the high cost of maintaining the High Bridge over the Appomattox River, the line through Farmville was downgraded and eventually abandoned, in favor of the Farmville Belt Line, which had been built on a more direct line between Burkeville and Pamplin City as had originally been envisioned in the planning for the South Side Railroad. William Thomas Mahone (December 1, 1826 – October 8, 1895), of Southampton County, Virginia was a civil engineer, teacher, soldier, railroad executive, and a member of the Virginia General Assembly and U.S. Congress. ... Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad map, circa 1858-1870, issued by William Mahone, President The Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad was built between Norfolk and Petersburg, Virginia and was completed by 1858. ... Virginia and Tennessee Railroad - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Atlantic, Mississippi and Ohio Railroad - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Motto: Crescas (Latin for, Thou shalt grow. ... This view from space in July 1996 shows portions of each of the Seven Cities of Hampton Roads which generally surround the harbor area of Hampton Roads, which framed by the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel visible to the east (right), the Virginia Peninsula subregion to the north (top), and the... Motto: A Good Place to Live Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music Map Political Statistics County Independent city Mayor To Be Determined Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 34. ... Run on the Fourth National Bank, No. ... Norfolk and Western Railway (AAR reporting mark: NW), a US class 1 railroad, was formed by more than 200 railroad mergers between 1838 and 1982. ... Norfolk Southern Headquarters Norfolk, Virginia. ...


Another railroad formerly served Farmville. In the late 19th century, the narrow gauge Farmville and Powhatan Railroad was built from Farmville through Cumberland County, Powhatan County and Chesterfield County to reach Bermuda Hundred on the navigable portion of the James River near its confluence with the Appomattox River at City Point. It was later renamed the Tidewater and Western Railroad, but was dismantled in the early 20th century. hmmm lets see there are a shit load of rednecks Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... Narrow-gauge railways are railroads (railways) with track spaced at less than the standard gauge of 4 ft 8 in (1. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Powhatan County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Chesterfield County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. ... Federal earthworks at Bermuda Hundred The Bermuda Hundred Campaign was a series of battles fought at the town of Bermuda Hundred, outside Richmond, Virginia, during May 1864 in the American Civil War. ... The James River at Cartersville The James River in the U.S. state of Virginia is 547. ... The Appomattox River at Matoaca, Virginia The Appomattox River is a tributary of the James River, approximately 137 mi (220 km), in central and eastern Virginia in the United States. ... Waterfront at City Point, Virginia (now Hopewell) in 1865 City Point was a town in Prince George County, Virginia in the state of Virginia. ...


Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County is the source of Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, a case incorporated into Brown v. Board of Education which ultimately resulted in the desegregation of public schools in the U.S. Among the fives cases decided under Brown, it was the only one initiated by students themselves, after they walked out in 1951 to protest overcrowding and poor conditions at their school under Jim Crow laws. Davis v. ... Holding Segregation of students in public schools violates the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, because separate facilities are inherently unequal. ... The Jim Crow Laws were state and local laws enacted in the Southern and Border States of the United States and enforced between 1876 and 1965 and affected African Americans and many other races. ...


The all-black R.R. Moton High School, named after Robert Russa Moton, a noted educator from neighboring Amelia County, did not have a gymnasium, cafeteria, or teachers' restrooms. Due to overcrowding, three plywood buildings had been erected and some students had to take classes in an immobile school bus parked outside. Teachers and students did not have desks or blackboards, The school's requests for additional funds were denied by the all-white school board. In 1951, students staged a walkout protesting the conditions. The NAACP took up their case, however, only when the students—by a one vote margin—agreed to seek an integrated school rather than improved conditions at their black school. Then, Howard University-trained attorneys Spotswood W. Robinson and Oliver Hill filed suit. Ketil Trout 23:14, 8 September 2005 (UTC) Categories: Possible copyright violations ... Amelia County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), is one of the oldest and most influential hate organizations in the United States. ... Howard University is a historically black university in Washington, D.C. ranked 89th in U.S. News and World Report, College and University rankings. ... Civil rights pioneer Oliver Hill honored at dedication ceremony at Virginia s Capitol Square in Richmond in October, 2005 Oliver White Hill (born May 1, 1907) is best known as a civil rights attorney from Richmond, Virginia, United States. ...


In Davis v. County School Board of Prince Edward County, a state court rejected the suit, agreeing with defense attorney T. Justin Moore that Virginia was vigorously equalizing black and white schools. The state verdict was appealed to the U.S. District Court, which ruled for the plaintiffs, a decision the school district and the state appealed. Subsequently, it was one of five incorporated into Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark case which in 1954 overturned school segregation in the United States. The United States district courts are the general trial courts of the United States federal court system. ...


In 1956, the Virginia General Assembly passed a series of laws to implement massive resistance, a policy promoted by the Byrd Organization led by former Virginia governor and U.S. Senator Harry F. Byrd. One of these laws created a program of "tuition grants" which could be given to students so they could attend a private school of their choice. In practice, this meant support of all-white schools that appeared as a response to forced integration, and these newly formed schools became known as the "segregation academies." Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Virginia General Assembly is the state legislature of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a U.S. state. ... Massive Resistance was a policy declared by U.S. Senator Harry F. Byrd, Sr. ... The Byrd Organization (usually known as just the Organization) was a political machine that dominated Virginia politics for much of the first half of the 20th Century. ... Harry Flood Byrd, Sr. ... Segregation academies (also called seg academies) refer to private schools started in the United States during the 1950s, 60s, and 70s as a way for white parents to avoid the desegregation of public schools as a result of the U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. ...


As a result of the Brown decision, and changes in Virginia laws, in 1959 the Board of Supervisors for Prince Edward County refused to appropriate any funds for the County School Board at all, effectively closing all public schools rather than integrate them. Prince Edward County Public Schools remained closed for five years.


A new entity, the Prince Edward Foundation, created a series of private schools to educate only the county's white children. These schools were supported by the tuition grants from the state and tax credits from the county, and collectively became known as "Prince Edward Academy", one of Virginia's "segregation academies."


From 1959 to 1964, black students in Prince Edward County had to go to school elsewhere or forgo their education altogether. Some got schooling with relatives in nearby communities or at makeshift schools in church basements. Others were educated out of state by groups such as the Society of Friends. In 1963–64, the NAACP-sponsored Prince Edward Free School picked up some of the slack. But some pupils missed part or all of their education for five years. The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, or Friends, is a religious community founded in England in the 17th century. ...


When the public schools finally reopened in 1964, they were fully integrated. Historians mark that event as the end of Massive Resistance in Virginia. Massive Resistance was a policy declared by U.S. Senator Harry F. Byrd, Sr. ...


In modern times, Prince Edward County Public Schools now operates single Elementary, Middle, and High Schools for all students, regardless of race. They are:

  • Prince Edward Elementary School
  • Prince Edward Middle School
  • Prince Edward High School

Many of the segregation academies eventually closed; others changed their missions, and eliminated discriminatory policies, many only after the IRS revoked the tax-free status of non-profit discriminatory private schools. Prince Edward Academy was one of these, and was renamed the Fuqua School in 1982. IRS is short for U.S. Internal Revenue Service short for Indian Revenue Service short for Independent rear suspension, used in automobiles. ... A sign marking the entrance to Fuqua School Fuqua School is a private primary and secondary school located in Farmville, Virginia. ...


The former R.R. Moton High School building in Farmville is now a community landmark. In 1998, it was named a National Historic Site, and it now houses the Robert Russa Moton Museum, a center for the study of civil rights in education. National Historic Site is a designation for a protected area of historic significance. ... Robert Russa Moton Museum in the town of Farmville in Prince Edward County, Virginia is a museum which serves as a center for the study of civil rights in education. ... Civil rights or positive rights are those legal rights retained by citizens and protected by the government. ...


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 916 km² (354 mi²). 914 km² (353 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it (0.31%) is water. Most of the county's streams drain into the Appomattox River, a tributary of the James River, but in the southeastern corner of the county, streams drain via the Nottoway River into the Chowan River and thence into Albemarle Sound in North Carolina. The highest point in the county is the top of Leighs Mountain at 714 feet above sea level [1]. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 19,720 people, 6,561 households, and 4,271 families residing in the county. The population density was 22/km² (56/mi²). There were 7,527 housing units at an average density of 8/km² (21/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 62.17% White, 35.82% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.10% Pacific Islander, 0.23% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 0.94% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ... Race, as defined by the United States Census Bureau and the Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB), is a self-identification data item in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify. ...


There were 6,561 households out of which 29.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.50% were married couples living together, 14.90% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.90% were non-families. 28.90% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.30% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.99. The examples and perspective in this article or section may not include all significant viewpoints. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 20.20% under the age of 18, 23.50% from 18 to 24, 22.50% from 25 to 44, 19.60% from 45 to 64, and 14.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 95.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.20 males.


The median income for a household in the county was $31,301, and the median income for a family was $38,509. Males had a median income of $29,487 versus $21,659 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,510. About 14.60% of families and 18.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.40% of those under age 18 and 15.90% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Towns

Farmville is a town located in Virginia. ... Hampden Sydney is a census-designated place located in Prince Edward County, Virginia. ... Rice is a town in Prince Edward County, Virginia, United States. ...

Notable Facts

Henry Watkins Allen Henry Watkins Allen (April 29, 1820 – April 22, 1866) was an American soldier and politician, and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. ... This article is in need of attention. ... Blanche Kelso Bruce (March 1, 1841 – March 17, 1898) was an American politician. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black) is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ... Abraham Bedford Venable (November 20, 1758– December 26, 1811) was an American planter, lawyer, and politician from Prince Edward County, Virginia. ... First National Bank is the name of many current and former banks throughout the United States, most of which are independent of each other. ...

References

    1. ^ (1967) Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Marquis Who's Who. 
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Rivers | Governors | Colony | Rights | Homes | Colleges and universities | Counties | People Image File history File links Flag_of_Virginia. ... This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... Official language(s) English Capital Richmond Largest city Virginia Beach Area  Ranked 35th  - Total 42,793 sq mi (110,862 km²)  - Width 200 miles (320 km)  - Length 430 miles (690 km)  - % water 7. ... Nickname: The River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (D) Area    - City 62. ... Independence Hall in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, site of first U.S. capital. ... This is a list of rivers in the U.S. state of Virginia, as listed in The Hornbook of Virginia History (1994 edition). ... This is a list of Governors of Virginia since Virginia became a U.S. state following the American Revolutionary War. ... The 1609 charter for the Virginia colony from sea to sea The Virginia Colony refers to the English colony in North America that existed during the 17th and 18th centuries before the American Revolution. ... The Virginia Declaration of Rights is a declaration by the Virginia Convention of Delegates of rights of individuals and a call for independence from Britain. ... Historic houses in Virginia is a link page for any stately home or historic house in Virginia. ... See Virginia state entry. ... The Commonwealth of Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 39 independent cities, which are considered county-equivalents for census puposes. ...

Regions

Appomattox Basin | Chesapeake Bay | Eastern Shore | Middle Peninsula | Northern Neck | Northern Virginia | Piedmont | Ridge‑and‑valley Appalachians | Shenandoah Valley | Southside Virginia | Southwest Virginia | Tidewater This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... Appomattox Basin is a region of Virginia, United States. ... The Chesapeake Bay - Landsat photo The Chesapeake Bay where the Susquehanna River empties into it. ... The Eastern Shore of Virginia is on the Atlantic Coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... The Middle Peninsula is, as its name implies, the middle of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia. ... The Northern Neck is the northernmost of three peninsulas on the western shore of Chesapeake Bay in Virginia, USA. This peninsula is bounded by the Potomac River on the north and the Rappahannock River on the south. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... The James River winds its way among piedmont hills in central Virginia. ... The Ridge-and-valley Appalachians are a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from northern New Jersey westward into Pennsylvania and southward into Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia. ... Canoeing on the Shenandoah River near Winchester, VA. The Shenandoah Valley region of western Virginia, from Winchester to Staunton, is bounded by the Blue Ridge mountains to the East and the Allegheny mountains to the West. ... Southside is the colloquial name given to a broad swath of southeastern and/or south-central Virginia. ... Southwest Virginia at its greatest geographical definition Southwest Virginia is a mountainous region of Virginia in the westernmost part of the commonwealth. ... The Tidewater region of Virginia is the southeastern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia, centered on Hampton Roads. ...

Metros

Abingdon | Blacksburg | Bluefield | Bristol | Charlottesville | Culpeper | Danville | Fredericksburg | Front Royal | Harrisonburg | Leesburg | Lynchburg | Martinsville | Marion | Poquoson | Radford | Richmond | Roanoke | Staunton | Suffolk | Virginia Beach/Hampton Roads | Warrenton | Washington, D.C./Northern Virginia | Waynesboro | Williamsburg | Winchester | Wytheville This is a complete list of independent cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. ... Motto: Honor Pro Antiquis, Fides Pro Futuris Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Washington Founded 1776  - Mayor Lois Humphreys Area    - City 21. ... Blacksburg is located in Montgomery County, Virginia. ... Nickname: Virginia’s Tallest Town Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Tazewell Mayor James Jones Area    - City 7. ... Motto: A Good Place to Live Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music Map Political Statistics County Independent city Mayor To Be Determined Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 34. ... Nickname: C-Ville Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Albemarle County Founded 1762  - Mayor David E. Brown Area    - City 26. ... Culpeper is a town in Culpeper County, Virginia, United States. ... Nickname: River City, City of Churches Motto: A World Class Organization Country United States State Virginia County Independent City  - Mayor R. Wayne Williams, Jr. ... Location in Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Spotsylvania County* Founded 1728 Incorporated 1781  - Mayor Thomas Tomzak Area    - City  10. ... Front Royal is a town in Warren County, Virginia, United States. ... Nickname: The Friendly City Location in Virginia Coordinates: County Independent City Founded 1737  - Mayor Rodney Eagle Area    - City 45. ... Leesburg is a town located in Loudoun County, Virginia, United States of America. ... The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... Martinsville is an independent city located within the confines of Henry County, Virginia. ... Marion is a town located in Smyth County, Virginia. ... Poquoson is an independent city located on the Virginia Peninsula, in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. ... Radford is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Richmond-Petersburg is a region located in a central part of the state of Virginia in the United States. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... West Beverley Street in downtown Staunton Staunton is an independent city within the confines of Augusta County in the commonwealth of Virginia. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Founded 1742 Mayor Linda T. Johnson Area    - City 1,111. ... This view from space in July 1996 shows portions of each of the Seven Cities of Hampton Roads which generally surround the harbor area of Hampton Roads, which framed by the Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel visible to the east (right), the Virginia Peninsula subregion to the north (top), and the... Street scene, Warrenton, Virginia, ca. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ... Downtown Waynesboro showing Main Street, as well as the scar on the mountain prior to being seeded. ... Nickname: The Burg Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Founded 1802 Mayor Elizabeth Minor Area    - City 24. ... Wytheville is a town located in Wythe County, Virginia. ...

Counties

Accomack | Albemarle | Alleghany | Amelia | Amherst | Appomattox | Arlington | Augusta | Bath | Bedford | Bland | Botetourt | Brunswick | Buchanan | Buckingham | Campbell | Caroline | Carroll | Charles City | Charlotte | Chesterfield | Clarke | Craig | Culpeper | Cumberland | Dickenson | Dinwiddie | Essex | Fairfax | Fauquier | Floyd | Fluvanna | Franklin | Frederick | Giles | Gloucester | Goochland | Grayson | Greene | Greensville | Halifax | Hanover | Henrico | Henry | Highland | Isle of Wight | James City | King and Queen | King George | King William | Lancaster | Lee | Loudoun | Louisa | Lunenburg | Madison | Mathews | Mecklenburg | Middlesex | Montgomery | Nelson | New Kent | Northampton | Northumberland | Nottoway | Orange | Page | Patrick | Pittsylvania | Powhatan | Prince Edward | Prince George | Prince William | Pulaski | Rappahannock | Richmond | Roanoke | Rockbridge | Rockingham | Russell | Scott | Shenandoah | Smyth | Southampton | Spotsylvania | Stafford | Surry | Sussex | Tazewell | Warren | Washington | Westmoreland | Wise | Wythe | York The Commonwealth of Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 39 independent cities, which are considered county-equivalents for census puposes. ... Accomack County is a county located in the state of Virginia, USA. As of 2000, the population is 38,305. ... Albemarle County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Alleghany County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Amelia County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Amherst County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Appomattox County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Arlington County is an urban county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, in the U.S., directly across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. Originally part of the District of Columbia, the land now comprising the county was retroceded to Virginia in a July 9, 1846 act of Congress... Augusta County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Bath County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Bedford County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Bland County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Botetourt County, Virginia, from 1895 state map Botetourt County iis a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Brunswick County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Buchanan County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Buckingham County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Caroline County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1619 Seat Charles City Area  - Total  - Water 529 km² (204 mi²) 56 km² (21 mi²) 10. ... Charlotte County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Chesterfield County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1836 Seat Berryville Area  - Total  - Water 462 km² (178 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Craig County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Culpeper County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Dickenson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Dinwiddie County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Essex County is a county located in the Middle Peninsula in the U.S. state of Virginia. ... Official website: http://www. ... Fauquier County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Floyd County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Fluvanna County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Franklin County is a county located in the United States state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1743 Seat Winchester Area  - Total  - Water 1,076 km² (416 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Giles County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Gloucester County is an historical Chesapeake county located on the Middle Peninsula of the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1727 Seat Goochland Area  - Total  - Water 751 km² (290 mi²) 14 km² (6 mi²) 1. ... Grayson County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Greene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. ... Greensville County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1752 Seat Halifax Area  - Total  - Water 2,149 km² (830 mi²) 27 km² (10 mi²) 1. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1720 Seat Hanover Area  - Total  - Water 1,228 km² (474 mi²) 4 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Henrico County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Highland County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Isle of Wight Area  - Total  - Water 940 km² (363 mi²) 121 km² (47 mi²) 12. ... James City County, Virginia as shown on 1895 map James City County (formally, the County of James City) is a County located on the Virginia Peninsula, in the U.S. State of Virginia. ... King and Queen County is a county located in the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1720 Seat King George Area  - Total  - Water 486 km² (188 mi²) 20 km² (8 mi²) 4. ... King William County is a county located on the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Lancaster County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Loudoun County, Virginia is part of the Washington-Baltimore Metropolitan Area. ... Louisa County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1746 Seat Lunenburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,120 km² (432 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Mathews County is a county located on the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... Mecklenburg County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1673 Seat Saluda Area  - Total  - Water 546 km² (211 mi²) 208 km² (80 mi²) 38. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1772 Seat Christiansburg Area  - Total  - Water 1,005 km² (388 mi²) 3 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Nelson County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... New Kent County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Northampton County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Northumberland County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. ... Nottoway County is a county located in the state of Virginia, USA. As of 2000, the population is 15,725. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1734 Seat Orange Area  - Total  - Water 889 km² (343 mi²) 4 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Page County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1791 Seat Stuart Area  - Total  - Water 1,258 km² (486 mi²) 7 km² (3 mi²) 0. ... Pittsylvania County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Powhatan County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed Seat Prince George Area  - Total  - Water 730 km² (282 mi²) 42 km² (16 mi²) 5. ... Prince William County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state of the United States. ... Pulaski County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Rappahannock County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Richmond County is a county located on the Northern Neck in the state of Virginia. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Rockbridge County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1778 Seat Harrisonburg Area  - Total  - Water 2,210 km² (853 mi²) 6 km² (2 mi²) 0. ... Russell County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Shenandoah County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1832 Seat Marion Area  - Total  - Water 1,171 km² (452 mi²) 1 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Southampton County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Spotsylvania County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Stafford County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Surry County is a county located in the south-eastern part of the state of Virginia. ... Sussex County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed December 20, 1799 Seat Tazewell Area  - Total  - Water 1,347 km² (520 mi²) 0 km² (0 mi²) 0. ... Warren County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, Commonwealth — of Virginia. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Westmoreland County is a county located in the Northern Neck of the state of Virginia. ... Wise County is a county located in the state of Virginia. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1790 Seat Wytheville Area  - Total  - Water 1,200 km² (463 mi²) 4 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Location in the state of Virginia Formed 1634 Seat Yorktown Area  - Total  - Water 558 km² (216 mi²) 285 km² (110 mi²) 50. ...

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Alexandria | Bedford | Bristol | Buena Vista | Charlottesville | Chesapeake | Colonial Heights | Covington | Danville | Emporia | Fairfax | Falls Church | Franklin | Fredericksburg | Galax | Hampton | Harrisonburg | Hopewell | Lexington | Lynchburg | Manassas | Manassas Park | Martinsville | Newport News | Norfolk | Norton | Petersburg | Poquoson | Portsmouth | Radford | Richmond | Roanoke | Salem | Staunton | Suffolk | Virginia Beach | Waynesboro | Williamsburg | Winchester An independent city is a city that does not form part of another local government entity. ... Location in Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia Founded 1718 Mayor William D. Euille Area    - City 39. ... Location in Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Mayor E. Thomas Messier Area    - City 17. ... Motto: A Good Place to Live Nickname: The Birthplace of Country Music Map Political Statistics County Independent city Mayor To Be Determined Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 34. ... Buena Vista, pronounced Byoona Vista by locals, despite the correct Spanish pronunciation, is an independent city located within the confines of Rockbridge County in the state of Virginia. ... Nickname: C-Ville Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Albemarle County Founded 1762  - Mayor David E. Brown Area    - City 26. ... Location in the State of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent city Founded 1963  - Mayor Dalton S. Edge Area    - City 908. ... Location in the State of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent city Incorporated 1968 Mayor J. Chris Kollman, III Area    - City 20. ... Covington is an independent city within the confines of Alleghany County in the state of Virginia. ... Nickname: River City, City of Churches Motto: A World Class Organization Country United States State Virginia County Independent City  - Mayor R. Wayne Williams, Jr. ... Emporia is an independent city located within the confines of Greensville County in Virginia. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Founded 1805 Mayor Robert Lederer Area    - City 16. ... Falls Church is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Incorporated March, 1876  - Mayor James P. Councill Area    - City  8. ... Location in Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Spotsylvania County* Founded 1728 Incorporated 1781  - Mayor Thomas Tomzak Area    - City  10. ... Galax is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Motto: Americas First Location in the State of Virginia Coordinates: County Independent City Mayor Ross Kearney II Area    - City 352. ... Nickname: The Friendly City Location in Virginia Coordinates: County Independent City Founded 1737  - Mayor Rodney Eagle Area    - City 45. ... Waterfront at City Point, Virginia (now Hopewell) in 1865 Hopewell is an independent city in the state of Virginia. ... Lexington is an independent city within the confines of Rockbridge County in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... The Allied Arts Building in downtown Lynchburg, completed in 1931. ... Manassas is an independent city located in the state of Virginia. ... Manassas Park is a city in Virginia. ... Martinsville is an independent city located within the confines of Henry County, Virginia. ... Location in the State of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent city Incorporated 1896  - Mayor Joe Frank Area    - City  119. ... Motto: Crescas (Latin for, Thou shalt grow. ... Norton is an independent city within the confines of Wise County in the state of Virginia. ... Location Location in the State of Virginia Coordinates , Government Country State County United States Virginia Independent city Founded December 17, 1748 Mayor Annie M. Mickens Geographical characteristics Area     City 60. ... Poquoson is an independent city located on the Virginia Peninsula, in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia. ... Map Political Statistics Founded 1752 County Independent city Mayor Dr. James W. Holley III Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 120. ... Radford is an independent city located in Virginia. ... Nickname: The River City Motto: Sic Itur Ad Astra (Thus do we reach the stars) Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Mayor L. Douglas Wilder (D) Area    - City 62. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Salem is an independent city located in Virginia, bordered by the city of Roanoke and Roanoke County. ... West Beverley Street in downtown Staunton Staunton is an independent city within the confines of Augusta County in the commonwealth of Virginia. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Founded 1742 Mayor Linda T. Johnson Area    - City 1,111. ... Location in the Commonwealth o Virginia. ... Downtown Waynesboro showing Main Street, as well as the scar on the mountain prior to being seeded. ... Nickname: The Burg Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia. ... Location in the Commonwealth of Virginia Coordinates: Country United States State Virginia County Independent City Founded 1802 Mayor Elizabeth Minor Area    - City 24. ...


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