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County and City Formations and Records Availability for Orange through Pulaski 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 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
Orange County 1734 Spotsylvania County. Yes Yes
Page County 1831 Rockingham and Shenandoah Counties. Yes Yes
Patrick County 1790 Henry County. Yes Yes
Pittsylvania County 1766 Halifax County. Yes Yes
Powhatan County 1777 Cumberland County.  Part of Chesterfield County was added in 1850. Yes Yes
Prince Edward County 1753 Amelia County. Yes Yes
Prince George County 1702 Charles City County. Yes Yes
Prince William County 1730 Stafford and King George Counties. Yes Yes
Princess Anne County (Extinct) 1691 Lower Norfolk County.  Now extinct, incorporated into the city of Virginia Beach in 1963. Yes Yes
Pulaski County 1839 Montgomery and Wythe Counties. Yes Yes

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