Place:Northampton, Virginia, United States

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NameNorthampton
Alt namesAccawmackesource: Family History Library Catalog
Accawmaksource: Family History Library Catalog
Northamptonsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.35°N 75.933°W
Located inVirginia, United States     (1642 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Northampton County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,389. Its county seat is Eastville.

Northampton and Accomack Counties comprise the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

The county is the center of the late Eocene meteor strike that resulted in the Chesapeake Bay impact crater.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1632 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1632 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1632 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1642 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1706 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1790 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1853 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1790 6,889
1800 6,763
1810 7,474
1820 7,705
1830 8,641
1840 7,715
1850 7,498
1860 7,832
1870 8,046
1880 9,152
1890 10,313
1900 13,770
1910 16,672
1920 17,852
1930 18,565
1940 17,597
1950 17,300
1960 16,966
1970 14,442
1980 14,625
1990 13,061

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