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Virginia is covered on the Northeast States List
The County was formed out of Russell
County in 1793. It was named for a Governor of Virginia, Light
Horse Harry Lee, the father of Confederate General
Robert E. Lee.
Parts of Lee County, Russell County and Washington County, were
combined in 1814 to form Scott County. Parts of Lee County,
Russell County and Scott County were combined in 1856, to form Wise
Lee County shares Cumberland Gap National Historic Park with Kentucky
Lee County is dependent largely on growing tobacco and mining coal and
considered one of the poorest counties in VA.
Population in 2000 was 23,589. The county seat is Jonesville.
Gap National Historical Park & Jefferson
Ben Hur - Blackwater
- Dryden - Ewing - Jonesville - Keokee - Pennington Gap - Rose Hill - St
Hamblen and Patten obit
Co KY | Claiborne
Co TN | Hancock
Co TN | Harlan Co
KY | Scott Co
VA | Wise Co VA