Southwest Virginia Project County Histories

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Southwest Virginia Project

The following is a list of County Histories for Southwest Virginia. See also: Southwest Virginia Bibliography for a partial listing of useful references based on Source:Skinner, 1921


Southwest Virginia Project County Histories
Source:Addington, 1932History of Scott County, VAPrimarily a County specific history, but contains much information about folkways and lifeways of the area
Source:Pendleton, 1920History of Tazewell County and Southwest Virginia, 1748-1920Focus is on Tazewell County, but includes much information about the region.
Source:Bales and Laningham, 1977Early Settlers Of Lee County And Adjacent CountiesMostly a genalogy, but not family specific---all early settlers. Expensive, hard to find, available, perhaps, through Lee county Historical Society at$149 +$7 shipping (2 volumes).
Source:Johnson, 1938 A narrative history of Wise County, Virginia. Norton, Va.: Norton Press Emphasis on the word "narrative"; a non-systematic account of various things of interest to the author. Useful, but not exactly a comprehensive family history.