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Originally a Native American village named Kecoughtan when Sir Thomas Gates took possession of it in 1610.
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Became independent of Warwick County in 1896.
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County seat was at Denbigh until 1810 when it moved to City of Newport News.
  
 
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Denbigh . old Newport News . Warwick County (merged 1958)
  
 
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Revision as of 19:44, 23 July 2008

 United States  > Virginia > Newport News, Virginia

History and Tidbits

Originally a Native American village named Kecoughtan when Sir Thomas Gates took possession of it in 1610.

Became independent of Warwick County in 1896.

County seat was at Denbigh until 1810 when it moved to City of Newport News.

Independent City Government Site

Absorbed and Annexed Cities, Communities, Towns and Counties

Denbigh . old Newport News . Warwick County (merged 1958)

Neighboring Counties

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