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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Lancaster County

Formation Date: 1651
Formed From: Northumberland and York Counties

Image depicting location of Lancaster County
Lancaster County was named for the English county. It was formed from Northumberland and York Counties in 1651. Its area is 136.5 square miles, and the county seat is Lancaster. According to the 2000 census, its population is 11,567.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes