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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Page County

Formation Date: 1831
Formed From: Rockingham and Shenandoah Counties

Image depicting location of Page County
Page County was named according to most sources, for John Page, revolutionary patriot, congressman, and governor of Virginia from 1802 to 1805. It was formed from Rockingham and Shenandoah counties in 1831. Its area is 316 square miles, and the county seat is Luray. The population is 23,177 according to the 2000 census.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes