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      The 10th U.S. State to join the Union:   25-June-1788
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Extinct Virginia Counties:: (not linked unless noted, ):
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County Name
Accawmack -

Berkeley -

Elizabeth City -

Princess Anne -
Factual information
Created in 1634. Renamed Northampton in 1642/43

Previously Frederick County, Virginia and by an act of the House of Burgesses in February 1772 removed from the northern third of Frederick County and removed to West Virginia under the name Berkeley County.

Located in southeastern Virginia from 1634 to 1952, originally created in 1634 as Elizabeth River Shire. Became extinct in 1952.

Became extinct or defunct in 1963.

Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
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County Name

       A ——
Accomack -
Albemarle -
Alleghany -
Amelia -
Amherst -
Appomattox -

       B ——
Bath -
Bland -
Bland -
Botetourt -
Brunswick -
Brunswick -

       C ——
Campbell -
Caroline -
Chesterfield -
Culpeper -
Culpeper -

       F ——
Fairfax -
Frederick -
Frederick -

       G ——
Goochland -
Grayson -

       H ——
Halifax -
Henrico -
Henrico -

       I ——
Isle of Wight -

       K ——
King and Queen -
King George -

       L ——
Lancaster -
Lancaster -
Lee -
Lunenburg -

       M ——
Mecklenburg -
Montgomery -

       N ——
New Kent -
Northampton -
Northumberland -

       O ——
Orange -
Orange -

       P ——
Patrick -
Pittsylvania -
Powhatan -
Prince George -
Prince William -
Princess Anne -
Pulaski -

       R ——
Rappahannock -
Roanoke -
Rockbridge -
Rockingham -
Russell -

       S ——
Scott -
Shenandoah -
Smyth -
Southampton -
Stafford -
Surry -

       T ——
Tazewell -

       W ——
Warren -
Warwick -
Washington -
Wise -
Wythe -

       Y ——
York -
Society Name and Location

Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society (Onancock, VA)
Albemarle County Historical Society (Charlottesville, VA)
Alleghany Highlands Genealogical Society (Covington, VA)
Amelia Historical Society (Amelia, VA)
Amherst County Museum & Historical Society (Amherst, VA)
Appomattox County Historical Society (Appomattox, VA)

Bath County Historical Society (Warm Springs, VA)
Bland County Historical Society (Bland, VA)
Wolf Creek Indian Village and Museum (Bastian, VA)
Botetourt County Historical Society & Museum (Fincastle, VA)
Brunswick County Museum & Historical Society (Lawrenceville, VA)
Southside Virginia Genealogical Society (South Hill, VA)

Campbell County Historical Society (Rustburg, VA)
Caroline Historical Society (Bowling Green, VA)
Chesterfield Historical Society (Chesterfield, VA)
Culpeper Genealogical Society (Culpeper, VA)
Museum of Culpeper History (Culpeper, VA)

Historical Society of Fairfax County (Fairfax, VA)
Shenandoah Valley Genealogical Society (Winchester, VA)
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society (Winchester, VA)

Goochland Historical Society (Goochland, VA)
Grayson County Historical Society (Independence, VA)

Halifax County Historical Society (South Boston, VA)
Henrico County Historical Society (Henrico, VA)
The Jamestowne Society (Richmond, VA)

Isle of Wight County Historical Society (Smithfield, VA)

King and Queen County Historical Society (King and Queen, VA)
King George County Historical Society (King George, VA)

Lancaster County Historical Society and Museum (Kilmarnock, VA)
Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library (Lancaster, VA)
Lee County Historical & Genealogical Society (Jonesville, VA)
Lunenburg Historical Society (Victoria, VA)

Southside Virginia Genealogical Society (South Hill, VA)
New River Historical Society (Newbern, VA)

New Kent County Historical Society (New Kent, VA)
Norfolk County Historical Society (Chesapeake, VA)
Northumberland County Historical Society (Heathsville, VA)
Nottoway County Historical Association (Crewe, VA)

Orange County African-American Historical Society (Orange, VA)
Orange County Historical Society (Orange, VA)

Patrick County Genealogy Society (Stuart, VA)
Pittsylvania Historical Society (Chatham, VA)
Powhatan County Historical Society (Powhatan, VA)
Prince George County Historical Society (Prince George, VA)
Prince William County Genealogical Society (Mannassa, VA)
Princess Anne County / Virginia Beach Historical Society (Virginia Beach, VA)
New River Historical Society/Wilderness Road Region Museum (Newbern, VA)

Rappahannock County Historical Society (Rappahannock, VA)
History Museum of Western Virginia (Roanoke, VA)
Rockbridge Area Genealogical Society (Lexington, VA)
Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society (Dayton, VA)
Russell County Historical Society (Honaker, VA)

Scott County Genealogical Society (Gate City, VA)
Shenandoah County Historical Society (Edinburg, VA)
Smyth County Historical and Museum Society (Marion, VA)
Southampton County Historical Society (Courtland, VA)
Stafford County Historical Society (Stafford, VA)
Surry County Historical Society & Museum (Surry, VA)

Tazewell County Historical Society (Tazewell VA)

Warren Heritage Society (Front Royal, VA)
Newport News-Warwick Historical Preservation Assn. (Newport News, VA)
Historical Society of Washington County (Abingdon, VA)
Wise County Historical Society (Wise, VA)
Wythe County Genealogical and Historical Association (Wytheville, VA)

York County Historical Society (Newport News, VA)

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