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Bedford county was established on December 13, 1753 from parts of Lunenburg County.
The county is named for John Russell, the fourth Duke of Bedford, who was a Secretary of State of Great Britain.
In 1782, Campbell County was formed from parts of Bedford County. Also in 1786, Franklin County was formed from
Bedford is the county seat, but it is an independent city and not considered a part of Bedford County
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