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Maps and Formation Information for Lancaster through Lunenburg Counties


Lancaster CountyLancaster County was named for the English county.  It was formed from Northumberland and York Counties in 1651.  Its area is 136.5 square miles, and the county seat is Lancaster.  [Back]
 

Lee CountyLee County was named Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee, governor of Virginia from 1791 to 1794.  It was formed from Russell County in 1792.  Part of Scott County was added in 1823.  Its area is 438 square miles, and the county seat is Jonesville.  [Back]


Loudoun CountyLoudoun County was named for John Campbell, fourth earl of Loudoun, who was commander of British forces in North America during the early portion of the French and Indian War and governor of Virginia from 1756 to 1759.  It was formed from Fairfax County in 1757.  Its area is 512 square miles, and the county seat is Leesburg.  [Back]


Louisa CountyLouisa County was named for Louisa, a daughter of George II.  It was formed from Hanover County in 1742.  Its area is 514 square miles, and the county seat is Louisa. [Back]


Lunenburg CountyLunenburg County was named for George II, duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, a German possession of the Hanoverian kings of England.  It was formed from Brunswick County in 1745.  Its area is 443 square miles, and the county seat is Lunenburg. [Back]