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FORMATION
of
VIRGINIA COUNTIES
from 1634
{ }(+) Territory also taken from this county
{ } Independent city
WV West Virginia - Ky Kentucky


             [Madison
             |  1793
[Culpeper----|
|  1749      [Rappahannock
|              1833                                         [Taylor(+){Barbour,Marion}
|                                                           |1844 WV
|                                    Frederick              |
[Greene                              (+)                    |               
| 1838       [Dunmore---Shenandoah---Warren                 [Doddridge
|            |1772-1778    1778       1836                  |1845 WV
|            |                                              |                 [Tucker
[Frederick---|                                              |                 |1850 WV
|  1743      [Clarke                                        |                 |
|            | 1836      [Jefferson                         [Randolph---------|
|            |           | 1801 WV                          |1787 WV          [Upshur (+){Baarbour,Lewis}
|            [Berkeley---|                                  |  (+)             1851 WV
|              1772 WV   [Morgan              [Preston------[Barbour
|                          1822 WV            |1818 WV      |1843 WV          (+){Kanawha}
|                           (+)               |             |  (+)              |
|                            |                |             |   |            [Gilmer-----------[Calhoun
|              ______________|                |             |   |            |1845 WV           1858 WV
|              |                              |             [Lewis-----------|
|          [Hampshire----Hardy                |             |1816 WV         |
|          | 1754 WV     1786 WV              |             |  (+)           [Braxton----------[Clay(+){Nicholas}
|          |  (+)                             |             |   |             1836 WV           1858 WV 
|          |  {Frederick}                     |             |   |               (+)
|          |                                  [Marion       |   |                |
|          [Yohogania                         |1842 WV      [Ritchie-------[(+){Nicholas}        
|          | 1776-1786                        |             |1843 WV         |
|          |                                  |             |         [Pleasants(+){Tyler}
-Augusta---[Monongalia------------------------|             |         |1851 WV
   1738    | 1776 WV                          [Harrison-----|         |
(Continued |                                   1784 WV      [Wood-----|
   from    |         [Marshall                               1798 WV  [Wirt(+){Jackson}
  Page 1)  |         | 1835 WV                                         1848 WV
           [Ohio-----|
           |1776 WV  |
           |         [Tyler-------Wetzel
           |         |1814 WV     1846 WV
           |         |
           |         |
           |         [Brooke------Hancock
           |          1797 WV     1848 WV
           |
           [Illinois {ceded to US gov't}
           | 1778-1784                                                       [Mason-----Jackson
           :                                                                 |1804 WV    1831 WV
           |      [Pocahontas                      {Montgomery}              | (+)        (+){Kanawha,Wood}
           |      | 1821 WV                         |     (+)                |  |
{Greenbrier[Bath--|                                 |    [Kanawha------------[Putnam
     (+)   | 1791 [Alleghany (+){Monroe}            |    |1789 WV            |1848 WV
           | (+)      1822                 [Greenbriar---|                   |
           |  |--------(+)                 | 1778 WV     [Monroe             |
           [Botetourt----------------------|             |1799 WV            [Cabell-------Wayne
           |  1770                         |             |                   | 1809 WV     1842 WV
           |                               |             [Nicholas--Webster  |
           |                               |              1818 WV    1860 WV [Boone(+){Logan}           {Nicholas,Kanawha    
           [Rockingham-----Page            |                          (+)    |1847 WV                    Greenbrier} 
           |   1778        1831            |               {Braxton,Randolph}|                              (+)
           |    (+)         (+){Shenandoah}|                                 [Roane(+) {Jackson,Gilmer}   [Fayette=Raleigh
           |                               |                                 1856 WV                      |1831 WV 1850 WV
           |                               |                                         [Mercer (+){Tazewell}| 
{Hardy}-(+)[Pendleton------Highland        |                        [Floyd           |1837 WV             |
           |  1788 WV        1847          |{Monroe,Giles}          |1831            [Logan-------------(+)            
           |                (+)            |(+)                     |                |1824 WV           {Kanawha,Cabell}
           |                 |             [Craig                   [Giles----------(+){Tazewell}      
           [Rockbridge    {Bath}           |1851        [Montgomery-|1806            |   (+)
            1778                           | |          | 1777      |                |    |
              (+)                          | (+)        |           |                [Bland (+){Wythe}
               |                           [Roanoke     |           [Pulaski          1824 WV   
             {Botetourt}                   |1838        |           | 1839    {Russell}          (+){Russell}
                                           |            |           |  (+)      (+)            [Buchanan
                                           [Fincastle---|           [Wythe----Tazewell---------| 1858
                                            1772-77     |            1790     | 1800           |
                                                        |                     |                [McDowell
                                                        |                     [Grayson=Carroll  1858 WV
                                                        |                      1793     1842
                                                        | 
                                                        |
                                                        |
                                                        |              [Smyth     [Dickenson(+){Buchanan,Wise}
                                                        |              | 1832     | 1880     [Wise(+){Scott,Rusell}
                                                        |              |          |          |1856
                                                        [Washington----[Russell---[Lee-------|
                                                        |1777           1786       1793      [Scott(+){Russell,Washington}
                                                        |                                      1814
                                                        |                      [Woodford
                                                        |                      |1789 Ky
                                                        |                      |
                                                        |           [Fayette---[Bourbon-----Mason
                                                        [Kentucky---|1780 Ky    1786 Ky     1789 Ky
                                                         1777-1780  |
                                                                    |                         
                                                                    |                [Madison
                                                                    |                |1786 Ky
                                                                    [Lincoln---------|
                                                                    | 1780 Ky        [Mercer
                                                                    |                 1786 Ky
                                                                    [Jefferson----Nelson
                                                                      1780 Ky     1785 Ky