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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Mecklenburg County

Formation Date: 1764
Formed From: Lunenburg County

Image depicting location of Mecklenburg County
Mecklenburg County was named, like Charlotte County, for Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, consort of George III. It was formed from Lunenburg County in 1764. Its area is 624 square miles, and the county seat is Boydton. The population is 32,380 according to the 2000 census.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes