York County, VA

YORK was one of the eight original counties into which Virginia was divided in 1634. Chesapeake Bay bounds it on the east, and York River on the NE. It is 30 miles long, with a mean width of 5 miles. Population in 1840, 4,720. (Historical Collections, 1852)
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    Containing Unit
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    Yorktown, VA City or Town
    How to Cite This Page: "York County, VA," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/index.php/node/21044.