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County History
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 County.
Lee County shares Cumberland Gap National Historic Park with Kentucky and Tennessee.
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.

NATIONAL PROTECTED AREAS
Cumberland Gap National Historical Park & Jefferson National Forest

Towns
Ben Hur - Blackwater - Dryden - Ewing - Jonesville - Keokee - Pennington Gap - Rose Hill - St Charles


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Mar 2014
1883 Pensioners

June 2013
Hamblen and Patten  obit

Nov 2012
1890 Veteran's Census - White Shoal



Surrounding Counties

Bell Co KY | Claiborne Co TN | Hancock Co TN | Harlan Co KY | Scott Co VA | Wise Co VA

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