County and City Formations and Records Availability for Accomack through Augusta County
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|County||Date of formation||Parent County or Counties||Microfilm available at
The Library of Virginia
|Originals records available at
The Library of Virginia
|Accomack County||1663||Northampton. Previous Names: Accawmack, Accomac (original shire), Northampton (1643).||Yes||Yes|
|Albemarle County||1744||Goochland. Parts of Louisa County were added in 1761 and 1838.||Yes||Yes|
|Alexandria County (extinct)||1789||Fairfax County. Became part of District of Columbia in 1801. Became part of Virginia again in 1846 and renamed Arlington County in 1920.||No.
See Arlington County.
|Alleghany County||1822||Bath, Botetourt, and Monroe (West Virginia) Counties. Additional part of Bath County added in 1823 and additional part of Monroe County (West Virginia) added in 1843.||Yes||Yes|
|Amelia County||1734||Prince George and Brunswick Counties.||Yes||Yes|
|Amherst County||1761||Albemarle County.||Yes||Yes|
|Appomattox County||1845||Buckingham, Prince Edward, Charlotte, and Campbell Counties. Additional part of Campbell County added in 1858.||Yes||No|
|Arlington County||1920||Fairfax County. Alexandria County, Virginia from 1789 to 1801, Alexandria County, District of Columbia from 1801 to 1846, Alexandria County, Virginia from 1846 to 1920.||Yes||Yes|
||Orange County. Augusta's government was established in 1745.||Yes||Yes|