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Alleghany Co was established on January 05, 1822 from parts of Botetourt, Bath and Monroe Counties. It was named
for the Alleghany Mountains.
During the Civil War, the iron for the Merrimac came from the Longdale Furnace in the county. Regiments from Alleghany
County were at the surrender at Appomattox.
Alleghany Co is 449 square miles.
Population in 2000 was 12,936
CITIES AND TOWNS
Clifton Forge - Iron Gate - Low Moore - Selma
Covington, independent city and the county seat, is not part of Alleghany
George Washington National Forest (part)
Alleghany County Courthouse
266 West Main Street
Covington, VA 24426-0670
Phone: (540) 965-1730
Fax: (540) 965-1732
Church Histories / Records
Census for Clifton and Covington
Post Offices in 1850
Maydian - Deeds Marriage
Gregory - Loving Marriage
Veteran's Census -
Bath Co VA
- Botetourt Co VA - Craig Co
Co WV - Monroe Co WV - Rockbridge Co VA
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