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King George County

Formation Date: 1720
Formed From: Richmond County. Part of Westmoreland County was added in 1777.

Image depicting location of King George County
King George County was named in honor of George I of England and was formed from Richmond County in 1720. Part of Westmoreland County was added in 1777. Its area is 181 square miles, and the county seat is King George. According to the 2000 census, its population is 16,803.

Note: Had one will book, an early marriage register, and an order book "carried away during the Civil War." A few years ago the will book was deposited in the Virginia Historical Society.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes