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County and City Formations and Records Availability for Fairfax through Frederick County

The following entries for Virginia's counties and cities include: the county's date of formation or the city's date of establishment, the parent county or counties that formed the new county or the date of incorporation for the city, and whether The Library of Virginia houses microfilm and original records for that locality. Following the hyperlink under "County" or "Independent City" will direct you to a map page indicating its location within the state and provide further background information on its history. Following the "Microfilm Available at The Library of Virginia" link will direct you to the county's or city's microfilm holdings page in the Guide to Virginia County and City Records On Microfilm. Please see main page for information on arrangement and searching of microfilmed records. For information on original locality records housed at The Library of Virginia please contact Archives Reference Services.

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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
Fairfax County 1742 Prince William County. Yes Yes
Fauquier County 1759 Prince William County. Yes Yes
Fincastle County (extinct) 1772 Botetourt County. Divided into Montgomery, Washington, and Kentucky (now the state of Kentucky) Counties in 1776. Yes. See Montgomery County Yes.  See Montgomery County
Floyd County 1831 Montgomery County. Part of Franklin County was added in 1873. Yes Yes
Fluvanna County 1777 Albemarle County. Yes Yes
Franklin County 1785 Bedford and Henry Counties. Yes Yes
Frederick County 1738 (government established 1743)  Orange County. Part of Augusta County was added later. Yes Yes

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