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County and City Formations and Records Availability for Lancaster through Lunenburg Counties

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 Research 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
Lancaster County 1651 Northumberland and York Counties. Yes Yes
Lee County 1792 Russell County. Part of Scott County was added in 1823. Yes Yes
Loudoun County 1757 Fairfax County. Yes Yes
Louisa County 1742 Hanover County. Yes Yes
Lower Norfolk County (extinct)   See Norfolk County. Yes Yes.  See Norfolk County
Lunenburg County 1745 Brunswick County. Part of Charlotte County was added in 1777. Yes Yes

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