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County History
Founded in 1656, Rappahannock County was formed from part of Lancaster County.  It became extinct when it was separated to form Essex County & Richmond Co, in 1692.  An act of the Virginia General Assembly in 1833, recreated Rappahannock County from Culpeper County.  The county was named for the river that divided it from Fauquier County.

The summits of these mountains are located in this county:
Fork Mountain - Jenkins Mountain - Little Jenkins Mountain - Pickerel Ridge - Pignut Mountain - Piney Ridge

NATIONAL PROTECTED AREA - Shenandoah National Park

TOWN - Washington

Amissville - Castleton - Chester Gap - Flint Hill - Huntly - Laurel Mills - Massies Corner
Peola Mills - Revercombs Corner - Sperryville - Wakefield Manor - Woodville

Online Data

County Records
Death Records
County History
Miscellaneous Data
Wills/Probate Records

County Updates

Mar 2014
1883 Pensioners

Sept 2013
Brandom Bio

Feb 2013
Cemetery Listing

Nov 2012
WW II Honor List
Started New Sctions - News - Letters

Oct 2012
Dr. John Smith Hughes Biography
John Mortimer Hughes, D. D. S. Biography


Surrounding Counties

| Culpeper | Fauquier | Madison | Page | Warren |

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