Place:Warren, Virginia, United States

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Warren County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 37,575. Its county seat is Front Royal.

Warren County is included in the Washington Metropolitan Area.

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History

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Warren County was established in 1836 from Frederick and Shenandoah counties. The county is named for Joseph Warren. During the Civil War the Battle of Front Royal took place in the county on May 23, 1862.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1836 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1836 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
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
1840 5,627
1850 6,607
1860 6,442
1870 5,716
1880 7,399
1890 8,280
1900 8,837
1910 8,589
1920 8,852
1930 8,340
1940 11,352
1950 14,801
1960 14,655
1970 15,301
1980 21,200
1990 26,142

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