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History of Surry County, Virginia, USA

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Surry County, Virginia, USA

In 1652, Surry County was formed from the portion of James City County south of the James River. For more than 350 years, Surry County has depended on an agricultural economy...

The county is known for farming, curing Virginia Hams, and harvesting lumber, notably Virginia Pine.

Towns:
Claremont
Dendron
Surry

Unincorporated communities in Surry County include:
Cabin Point
Scotland
Spring Grove
Carsley
Elberon
Bacon's Castle


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  • In 1652, Surry County was formed from the portion of James City County south of the James River.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Sussex County was formed from the southwestern end of Surry County in 1754.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 - Surry county
    Surry, a county in the S. E. part of Virginia, has an area of 340 square miles. James river forms the boundary on the N. E., and Blackwater river on...Read MORE...


  • Surry County, Virginia, USA
    Bacon's Castle
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  • Surry County, Virginia, USA
    Eastover, on the James
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  • Surry County, Virginia, USA
    Town Square, Claremont, Virginia, looking North
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Old Photos, Pictures, Advertisements and Postcards from Surry County, Virginia, USA


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Bacon's Castle
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Eastover, on the James
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Town Square, Claremont, Virginia, looking North
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History and News of Surry County, Virginia, USA

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  • In 1652, Surry County was formed from the portion of James City County south of the James River.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Sussex County was formed from the southwestern end of Surry County in 1754.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Surry county
    Surry, a county in the S. E. part of Virginia, has an area of 340 square miles. James river forms the boundary on the N. E., and Blackwater river on... Read MORE...

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