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Lynchburg, City of

Established: 1786
Town Incorporated: 1805
City Incorporated: 1852 Parts of Campbell and Bedford Counties were annexed in 1976

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Lynchburg, in Campbell County, was named for John Lynch, the owner of the original town site. It was established in 1786, was incorporated as a town in 1805, and became a city in 1852. Parts of Campbell and Bedford counties were annexed to the city in 1976. The population is 65,269 according to the 2000 census.

Original Records at The Library of Virginia: Yes