Lee County, Virginia
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Lee 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 comb ined 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.

The county seat is Jonesville.

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


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Lee County Data

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Church Histories / Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Miscellaneous Data

School Records

Slavery Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Jan 2016:  bios for ATKINS, CALDWELL
Oct 2015: obits for LANE, DAVIS, DUNCAN, FLANARY, SLEMP, HURST, KELLY, KILBOURN, RICHMOND, ALBERT


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Surrounding Counties
Bell Co KY | Claiborne Co TN | Hancock Co TN

Harlan Co KY | Scott Co VA | Wise Co VA

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