Westmoreland County, Virginia
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Westmoreland County, Virginia

Located in the Northern Neck of Virginia.
Established from Northumberland County in 1653, the territory of Westmoreland County encompassed much of what later became the various counties and cities of Northern Virginia, including the city of Alexandria, Arlington County, Fairfax County, and Prince William County. These were part of Westmoreland until 1664, when Stafford County was formed.

Its county seat is Montross

George Washington was born in Westmoreland County Virginia, as were James Monroe (5th President) and General Robert E Lee (Confederate Commander).  


Colonial Beach - Montross


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Website Updates:
Nov 2015:  1782 Census of Slaveowners




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