Place:Smyth, Virginia, United States

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Smyth County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,208. Its county seat is Marion.

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History

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Smyth County was formed on February 23, 1832, from Washington and Wythe counties. The county is named after Alexander Smyth, a general during the War of 1812 who was elected to the state Senate, House of Delegates, and as a Representative to the United States Congress.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1832 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1832 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1832 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1832 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1832 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1857 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
1840 6,522
1850 8,162
1860 8,952
1870 8,898
1880 12,160
1890 13,360
1900 17,121
1910 20,326
1920 22,125
1930 25,125
1940 28,861
1950 30,187
1960 31,066
1970 31,349
1980 33,366
1990 32,370

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