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County and City Formations and Records Availability for Dickenson through Essex 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
Dickenson County 1880 Russell, Wise, and Buchanan Counties. Yes No
Dinwiddie County 1752 Prince George County. Yes Yes
Dunmore County 1772 Frederick County. Changed to Shenandoah in 1778. No. See Shenandoah County. No. See Shenandoah County.
Elizabeth City County (extinct) 1634 Original shire.  Incorporated in to the City of Hampton in 1952. Yes Yes.  See also Hampton City.
Essex County 1692 Old Rappahannock County. Yes Yes

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Cities A-D | Cities E-H | Cities L-P |Cities R-W