County and City Formations and Records Availability for Rappahannock through Russell 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
[Old] Rappahannock County (Extinct) 1656 Lancaster County.  Now extinct, divided into Essex and Richmond Counties in 1692. Yes No
Rappahannock County 1833 Culpeper County. Yes Yes
Richmond County 1692 [Old] Rappahannock County. Yes Yes
Roanoke County 1838 Botetourt County.  Part of Montgomery County was added in 1849. Yes Yes
Rockbridge County 1778 Augusta and Botetourt Counties. A part of Rockbridge was added to Botetourt in 1875 and then a small part of Botetourt was added to Rockbridge in 1888. Yes Yes
Rockingham County 1778 Augusta County. Yes Yes
Russell County 1786 Washington County. Yes Yes

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