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History of Hanover County, Virginia, USA

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Hanover County, Virginia, USA

Located in the western Tidewater region of Virginia, Hanover County was created on November 26, 1719, from the area of New Kent County called St. Paul's Parish. It was named for the Electorate of Hanover in Germany, because King George I of Great Britain was Elector of Hanover at the time. The county was developed by planters moving west from the Virginia tidewater, where soils had been exhausted by tobacco monoculture.

Hanover County was the birthplace and home of noted American statesman Patrick Henry...

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  • Hanover County was created on November 26, 1719, from the area of New Kent County called St. Paul's Parish

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  • 1854 - Hanover county
    Hanover, a county in the E. part of Virginia, contains about 400 square miles. It is drained by the North Anna and South Anna rivers, which unite on...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Hanover county
    Han'over, a county in the E. central part of Virginia, has an area of about 450 square miles. It is bounded on the N.E. by the North Anna and...Read MORE...


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    Passenger Station, Ashland, Virginia
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    Greetings from Atlee, Virginia
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    The Church of Our Savior, Montpelier, Virginia
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Passenger Station, Ashland, Virginia
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Greetings from Atlee, Virginia
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The Church of Our Savior, Montpelier, Virginia
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  • Hanover County was created on November 26, 1719, from the area of New Kent County called St. Paul's Parish

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Hanover county
    Hanover, a county in the E. part of Virginia, contains about 400 square miles. It is drained by the North Anna and South Anna rivers, which unite on... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Hanover county
    Han'over, a county in the E. central part of Virginia, has an area of about 450 square miles. It is bounded on the N.E. by the North Anna and... Read MORE...

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