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County History
James City County is located on the Virginia Peninsula in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia.  It was first settled in 1607 by English colonists.  Originally and formally created in 1634 as James City Shire, it is one of the only remaining original five shires of Virginia to still be extant today. 

Centerville - Croaker - Diascund - Five Forks - Grove - Indigo Park - Jamestown - Kingspoint - Lightfoot - Norge - Toano

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Website Updates
Sept 2014
Misc News Stories

Mar 2014
1883 Pensioners

Nov 2012
Sir John Randolph Obituary

Richard Bland Biography
Richard Coke Biography
Richard Coke Jr. Biography
Peyton Randolph Biography

Oct 2012
1890 Veteran's Census - Powhatan District

Jun 2012
Nichols - Clopton Marriage
Mercer - Waller Marriage
Taylot - Hankins Marriage

May 2012
1890 Veteran's Census - Non-Stated
1890 Veteran's Census - Williamsburg
1890 Veteran's Census - Eastern Lunatic

Jan 2012
Norborne Berkeley Biography
James Blair Biography
John Blair Biography
James Markham Marshall Biography
Sir Francis Nicholson Biography
Philip Ludwell Biography
Ralph Wormeley Biography 

Dec 2011
Charles D. Witherspoon Biography
Lynhaven Parish

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