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Genealogy of Counties

Orange (1738), Frederick (1738-1773), Augusta (1738-1745) Counties were formed from Orange County (1734)

Then Augusta was divided into Augusta County (1770) and Botetourt County (1770 - 1772)

Botetourt County was divided into Botetourt County (1772) and Fincastle County (1772-1776)

Fincastle County was divided into Montgomery County (1776), Washington County "(1776), and Kentucky County (1776 - 1780)

 

Washington County was divided into

Washington Co 1776
Smyth Co 1832
Tazewell Co 1799
Russell Co 1786
Buchanan Co 1858
Scott Co 1814
Lee Co 1792
Wise Co 1856
Dickenson Co 1886
Kentucky - state - 1792


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This Organization includes the Counties listed in bold type

Buchanan County - Grundy, Buchanan

Dickenson - Clintwood, VA

Lee - Jonesville, VA

Russell - Lebanon, VA

Scott County - Gate City, Virginia.

Wise County - Wise, VA

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