The 2015 UCI Road World Championships are coming to Richmond, September 19-27. The courses will pass in front of the Library and will affect Library access. The Library’s lobby, exhibition, and the Virginia Shop will be open; the reading rooms and parking deck will be closed from September 21 through 25 and the entire Library will be closed on September 26. Please check our online calendar and for more details.

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Highland County

Formation Date: 1847
Formed From: Pendleton (West Virginia) and Bath Counties

Image depicting location of Highland County
Highland County was named for its mountainous terrain. It was formed from Bath and Pendleton (West Virginia) Counties in 1847. Its area is 416 square miles, and the county seat is Monterey. According to the 2000 census, the population is 2,536.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes