1860 Southwest Virginia Population Statistics

This is a compilation of census statistics for southwest Virginia in 1860. The southern 4 counties of West Virginia are shown for comparison purposes.


CountyPopulationDensityWhite malesWhite femalesFree BlacksSlavesSlaveholdersChurches
Bland







Buchanan27936.21439132313034
Dickenson







Grayson82525.6382338305254712421
Lee110326.3504751381382415125
Russell102806.74616451451109917123
Scott120726.2574857825249012716
Smyth89526.839133819183103721819
Tazewell99206.74355427093120222329
Washington168926.571036992249254738632
Wise450862224219226661334
Wythe123057.250454941157216227135
NOTE: Bland and Dickenson were not formed until 1861 and 1880, respectively.

West Virignia Counties






McDowell153567747610003
Mercer68196.233153113293626617
Monroe107576.348264710107111419623
Wyoming28616.31446134926467









CountyPopulationDensityWhite malesWhite femalesFree BlacksSlavesSlaveholdersChurches


Updated on: 11/1/1996.
For comments or feedback contact: Gregory Lepore.

E-Mail Address: lepore@jhu.edu