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County and City Formations and Records Availability for Scott through Sussex 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
Scott County 1814 Lee, Russell, and Washington Counties. Yes Yes
Shenandoah County 1772 Frederick County.  Previously named Dunmore County from 1772 to 1778. Yes Yes
Smyth County 1832 Washington and Wythe Counties. Yes Yes
Southampton County 1749 Isle of Wight County.  Part of Nansemond County was added in 1785. Yes Yes
Spotsylvania County 1720 Essex, King William, and King and Queen Counties. Yes Yes
Stafford County 1664 Westmoreland County. Yes Yes
Surry County 1652 James City County. Yes Yes
Sussex County 1753 Surry County. Yes Yes

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