Stafford County

Formation Date: 1664
Formed From: Westmoreland County

Image depicting location of Stafford County
Stafford County was named for the English county. It was formed from Westmoreland County in 1664. Its area is 277 square miles, and the county seat is Stafford. The population is 92,446 according to the 2000 census. Many pre-Civil War county court records were lost to vandalism during the war. Scattered years of deeds, wills, and orders have survived as has an old General Index.

Note: Many court records were lost to vandalism by Union troops during the Civil War.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes

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