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Wytheville, VA

Wythe County, Virginia, 1857
Wytheville, the county-seat, is on the main turnpike from Harper's Ferry to Knoxville, Tenn.,... it bore the name of Evansham, until changed to its present one in 1838. It contains 8 mercantile stores, 2 newspaper printing-offices, 1 Presbyterian, 1 Protestant Methodist, 1 German Lutheran, and 1 Catholic church, and about 700 inhabitants. The village is neat, well built, and flourishing. (Historical Collections, 1852)


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