Place:Braxton, Virginia, United States


TypeFormer County
Located inVirginia, United States     (1836 - 1863)

About Braxton County, Virginia

Braxton County was formed in 1836 from parts of Lewis, Kanawha, and Nicholas counties and named for Carter Braxton, a Virginia statesman and signer of the Declaration of Independence. It became part of West Virginia, when it acheived statehood in 1863.