This is a list of Online Albemarle County Histories for Albemarle County, Virginia.


Online Albermarle County Histories and related historical material include:

Albemarle County, Virginia “was formed in 1744 by an act of the General Assembly. Its original land area included today’s counties of Amherst, Buckingham, Fluvanna, and Nelson, much of Appomattox and part of Campbell. Albemarle County assumed its present boundaries in 1777. It was named in honor of William Ann Keppel, second Earl of Albemarle, who was then governor of the colony. The first county seat was located in Scottsville. In 1761, however, county government was moved to Charlottesville, which was established as a town in 1762 and established as a city on 1888.”*

Neighboring counties currently include Greene, Orange, Louisa, Fluvanna, Buckingham, Nelson, Augusta, Rockingham Counties in Virginia.

* “About the County.” County of Albemarle, Virginia. Accessed February 23, 2017.



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