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Lexington, Virginia
—  Independent City  —
Location in Virginia
Founded 1778
Website www.ci.lexington.va.us




Parent County

1778 -- Lexington was created in 1778 from Rockbridge County. [1]


Civil War

Civil War records for Lexington were kept by the city.


  • 1801-1805 - Rockbridge Repository (Lexington, Va.) at Genealogy Bank ($).


  • Cutten, George Barton. The Silversmiths of Virginia (together with Watchmakers and Jewelers) from 1694 to 1850. Richmond, Va.: The Dietz Press, Incorporated, 1952. Available at FHL. [Includes a section on Lexington silversmiths.]

Web Sites


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).


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