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See Fayette County, West Virginia or Fayette County, Kentucky for further information about places named Fayette County, Virginia.
Present Fayette County, Kentucky
In 1792 Virginia ceded lands that became the State of Kentucky.
Fayette was part of these counties now in Kentucky.
Present Fayette County, West Virginia
In 1861 counties in what became West Virginia began seceding from the Confederate State of Virginia. These counties became the State of West Virginia in 1863.
Fayette was part of these western counties now in West Virginia.