Augusta County, VA


AUGUSTA COUNTY, situated in the central part of Virginia, and drained by the tributaries of James and Shenandoah rivers. Superficial extent 30 miles square, or 900 square miles, The face of the country undulating and somewhat hilly; the soil varied, but generally productive. Courts are held at Staunton. Pop. in 1820. 16,742; in 1830, 19,926; in 1840, 19,628; in 1850, 24,610. (Fannings,1853)

    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Greenville, VA City or Town
    Staunton, VA City or Town
    Weyers Cave, VA City or Town
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