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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Prince Edward County

Formation Date: 1753
Formed From: Amelia County

Image depicting location of Prince Edward County
Prince Edward County was named in honor of Edward Augustus, a son of Prince Frederick Louis, a grandson of George II, and a younger brother of George III. The county was formed from Amelia County in 1753. Its area is 357 square miles, and the county seat is Farmville. The population is 19,720 according to the 2000 census.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes