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County and City Formations and Records Availability for Tazewell through York Counties

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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
Tazewell County 1799 Russell and Wythe Counties.  Parts of Russell County were added in 1807 and 1835, parts of Washington and Wythe Counties were added in 1826, and part of Logan County (West Virginia) was added in 1834. Yes Yes
Upper Norfolk County (Extinct) 1637 Renamed Nansemond County in 1646. No. See Nansemond County. No.  See Nansemond County.
Warren County 1836 Shenandoah and Frederick Counties. Yes Yes
Warrosquyoake County 1634 Original shire. Renamed Isle of Wight County in 1637. No. See Isle of Wight County. No. See Isle of Wight County.
Warwick County (Extinct) 1634 Original shire. Originally named Warwick River County. Renamed Warwick County in 1643. Became incorporated as the city of Warwick in 1952. Incorporated into the city of Newport News in 1958. Yes Yes
Warwick River County (Extinct) 1634 Original shire. Renamed Warwick County in 1643. No. See Warwick County. No. See Warwick County.
Washington County 1776 Fincastle County. Part of Montgomery County was added in 1777. Yes Yes
Westmoreland County 1653 Northumberland County. Part of King George County was added in 1777. Yes Yes
Wise County 1856 Lee, Russell, and Scott Counties. Yes Yes
Wythe County 1789 Montgomery County. Part of Grayson County was added in 1825. Yes Yes
York County 1634 Original shire. Originally named Charles River County. Present name given in 1643. Yes Yes

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