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History of Prince William County, Virginia, USA

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Prince William County, Virginia, USA

The first known colonial settlement was founded in 1722. In 1730, the Virginia General Assembly carved out an area approximately 2,000 square miles in size and named it Prince William County. At that time - all of Northern Virginia was known as Prince William.

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  • Prince William County was created in 1731

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  • In 1790 the population of the county (Prince William) was 58% white; most of the remainder was black and enslaved.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • 1854 - Prince William county
    Prince William, a county in the N. E. part of Virginia, contains about 325 square miles. The Potomac river forms its boundary on the S. E., the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Prince William county
    Prince Wii'iiam, a county in the N.E. part of Virginia, has an area of about 360 square miles. It is bounded on the N.E. by Bull Run and Occoquan...Read MORE...


  • Prince William County, Virginia, USA
    R. F. & P. Station
    Quantico, VA
    Postcard
  • Prince William County, Virginia, USA
    Looking Down River Just Opposite Town
    Occoquan, VA
    Postcard


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Prince William County, Virginia, USA
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R. F. & P. Station
Quantico, VA
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Prince William County, Virginia, USA
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Looking Down River Just Opposite Town
Occoquan, VA
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  • Prince William County was created in 1731

    www.wikipedia.org
  • In 1790 the population of the county (Prince William) was 58% white; most of the remainder was black and enslaved.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1854 - Prince William county
    Prince William, a county in the N. E. part of Virginia, contains about 325 square miles. The Potomac river forms its boundary on the S. E., the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Prince William county
    Prince Wii'iiam, a county in the N.E. part of Virginia, has an area of about 360 square miles. It is bounded on the N.E. by Bull Run and Occoquan... Read MORE...

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