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Warren County

Formation Date: 1836
Formed From: Frederick and Shenandoah Counties

Image depicting location of Warren County
Warren County was named for Joseph Warren, the revolutionary patriot who sent Paul Revere and William Dawes on their famous rides and who was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill. The county was formed from Frederick and Shenandoah counties in 1836. Its area is 214 square miles, and the county seat is Front Royal. The population is 31,584 according to the 2000 census.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes