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 Encyclopedia: Smyth County, Virginia
Smyth County was formed on February 23, 1832 from Washington and Wythe counties.
Alexander Smyth (1765 – April 17, 1830) was an American lawyer, soldier, and politician from Virginia, who served in the United States House of Representatives and as a general during the War of 1812.
The Eastern Shore of Virginia is on the Atlantic Coast of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Smyth-County,-Virginia   (3578 words)

 Smyth County, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Smyth County was formed on February 23, 1832.
Land from Washington and Wythe counties were used to make up the county.
The county is named after Alexander Smyth, a general during the War of 1812 who was elected to the state Senate and House of Delgates, and was a Representative to the United States Congress.
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 Smyth County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
History: The origins of Smyth County, Virginia may be traced back to the era of colonial exploration and the courage and curiosity of a pioneer named Stephen Holston.
The County seat of Marion was established in 1835.
Smyth became a lawyer in Abingdon, Virginia and also served in the War of 1812 in the disastrous Niagara Campaign.
www.sbrl.org /Branches/Marion/SWVHL/smyth_county.htm   (1212 words)

 Geology and the Civil War: Smyth County Salt Works   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Virginia's mineral contributions to the southern war effort during the American Civil War are numerous (Boyle, 1936; Whisonant, 1996).
This is the technology that produced the Smyth County salt during the Civil War.
But once in Virginia, Averell learned that the defense of the salt operations was in the hands of the formidable General John Hunt Morgan and his terrible men.
www.cwc.lsu.edu /cwc/inter-aspects/geol(salt).htm   (5832 words)

 Smyth County Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Smyth County is governed by a board of supervisors whose members are elected from each of the seven magisterial districts in the county.
The Board of Supervisors is responsible for approving the county budget, setting tax rates, and hiring a county administrator who oversees the day-to-day operations of the County.
The County Administrator is the primary contact for the Board of Supervisors.
www.smythcounty.org   (166 words)

 Smyth County Virginia in the Civil War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The tracks of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, completed through Smyth County in 1856, ran beside the Middle Fork of the Holston River within two miles of their farms.
In Smyth County, James White Sheffey was the elected representative to the State Convention and, although opposed to secession, he was compelled to vote for it.
In Virginia, a general state election was held on the 4th Thursday of May, 1861, and the secession of Virginia was approved by the people.
www.area-net.com /ken/Smythwar.htm   (3375 words)

 Smyth County
The hills and hollows of Smyth County's landscape are divided into three valleys by the crests of the Iron, Walker, and Little mountain ranges.
Babies born to residents of Smyth County are 11% more likely to be low birth weight than babies born to residents of Virginia, but the infant mortality rate in Smyth County is 14% lower than the corresponding rate in Virginia.
Proportionately fewer people in Smyth County are in the labor force and the proportion of Smyth Countians over the age of 25 without a high school diploma is 75% higher than in Virginia.
www.wise.virginia.edu /gmec/Counties-Cities/smyth.html   (672 words)

 VCE - Smyth County (How to Reach Us)
Virginia Cooperative Extension programs and employment are open to all, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, veteran status, national origin, disability, or political affiliation.
The Smyth County Office building will be on your left with parking in the rear.
The Smyth County Extension Office is located on the fourth floor of the Smyth County Office Building.
offices.ext.vt.edu /view.cfm?webname=smyth   (127 words)

 Ye Olde Genealogie Shoppe Crate Crazy Sale Books Books
First there is a county map of each state, followed by a state map and then a map of each county, with date of creation, parent county and the county seat with zip code.
Surry County was formed in 1652 from a part of James City County, one of the original shires of 1634, on the south side of the James River and extended from the river to the North Carolina border.
Colonel Banks searched carefully the 41 counties and shires of England, including the city of London, and obtained from the 1,194 parishes in these respective counties, shires and the City of London, the records of 2,885 emigrants to New England from the time of the sailing of the “Mayflower” (1620) to the year 1650, inclusive.
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 Smyth County, Virginia Attractions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Smyth County, Virginia offers a rich environment of recreational activities such as swimming, boating, hunting, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, golf, putt-putt, bowling, movies, and more.
The nationally known Appalachian Trail crosses southern Smyth County near Sugar Grove and Groseclose.
located in the southern portion of Smyth County, is only 30-45 minutes from Exit 35 of Interstate 81 in Chilhowie, or Exit 45 in Marion.
www.smythchamber.org /ATTRACT.HTM   (111 words)

 Smyth County Republican Committee - smythgop.org
The annual Smyth County GOP Barbeque was held Saturday, October 8th.
House of Delegates District 5 includes all precincts in Smyth County with the exception of Saltville, Chilhowie, St. Clair, and Konnarock which are in District 4.
In addition portions of the counties of Carroll, Grayson, Wythe, and the city of Galax comprise the remainder of the 5th House of Delegates District.
www.smythgop.org   (454 words)

 Sherwood Anderson in Smyth County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Anderson, one of the most important American writers of the 20th century, was already world-famous when he bought the Smyth County News and the Marion Democrat, its sister paper, in 1927.
He said that he had moved to Southwest Virginia in 1925 because he "had grown tired of city life and wanted the quiet intimacy of life in a smaller place..." He added that he bought the two Marion papers because he found that country life did not keep him "busy enough to be happy."
Anderson edited the two Smyth County papers until January 1, 1932, when he officially transferred ownership of them to his son Robert, who had quit work at the Philadelphia Bulletin to help his father.
www.swanva.net /sherwood.htm   (1068 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Smyth County, Va.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
Representative from Virginia in the Confederate Congress, 1864-65; candidate for
U.S. Representative from Virginia 5th District, 1793-97; colonel in the U.S. Army during the War of 1812; member of
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 TriCities.com | Triple Murder in Smyth County, Virginia
Smyth County, Virginia Sheriff David Bradley has released  information about a triple homicide that happened Sunday night in the Seven Mile Ford Community.
In a printed news release, Sheriff Bradley said 19 year old John Ray Gullion of Marion, Virginia, has been arrested and charged with capital murder, and other charges are pending.
Authorities say around 8:15 Sunday night, the sheriff's office got a call from a person who said a man had shot three people.  Authorities say the Gullion disposed of a stolen truck in a quarry hole in Saltville, Virginia.  The sheriff also says a gun was recovered.   No word on a motive in the slayings.
feeds.thevirginiabeachnews.net /?rid=68d98f25dbd15196&...   (172 words)

 Smyth County Virginia- at scenic, historic, paleontological, recreational, top of Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
© 2002 Chamber of Commerce of Smyth County, Incorporated.
It is hoped that the public understands that mistakes and omissions in content might occasionally happen.
Effort is made to correct these errors and the public is invited to help us with this by calling any error to our attention.
www.swanva.net   (89 words)

 Smyth County, VAGenWeb Project
The county was named for General Alexander Smyth, who had represented the area in Congress.
Smyth County on their way to Kentucky, Tennessee and on westward.
All persons contributing material for posting on these pages do so in recognition of their free, non-commercial distribution, and further, are responsible to assure that no copyright is violated by their submission.
www.rootsweb.com /~vasmyth   (157 words)

 Marion VA and Smyth County Virginia
These are the popular images of Marion and the surrounding towns of Smyth County.
Centrally located in the beautiful mountains of Southwest Virginia, Marion and the surrounding towns of Smyth County offer business opportunities, history, attractions, and recreation in relaxed atmosphere equal to none.
Covering Smyth County with news, sports, entertainment, and information, our local media sites are now providing the world with sites, sounds and information about our beautiful area.
www.millerarts.com /eyes/marion.html   (355 words)

 Learn More, Virginia Main Street Communities: A National Register of Historic Places Travel Itinerary
Locate the National Parks in Virginia, some of which are near Virginia Main Street Communities, especially Shenandoah National Park.
Cartmell, Thomas K. Shenandoah Valley Pioneers and Their Descendants: A History of Frederick County, Virginia, From Its Formation in 1738 to 1908, facsimile reprint of 1909 edition.
Smyth County, Virginia: Volume One, Pathfinders and Patriots, Prehistory to 1832.
www.cr.nps.gov /nr/travel/VAmainstreet/learnmore.htm   (689 words)

 Today's Mortgage Rates for Smyth County, Virginia, Zero Lender Fees
Cofedbank is a direct lender of home mortgage loans for the state of Virginia.
Conforming Loans: Smyth County, Virginia mortgage rates for home loans less than or equal to $359,650.
All Smyth County, Virginia (VA) mortgage rates are subject to change without notice.
cofedbank.com /mortgage/rates/virginia/smyth-county   (192 words)

 Ancestry.com - Search Smyth County, Virginia Births, 1875-78
This database is a collection of birth records from the county between 1875 and 1878.
Taken from existing county documents held by the state, it provides valuable information regarding over 2500 children.
Page numbers refer to the original county document from which these records were taken.
www.ancestry.netscape.com /search/db.aspx?dbid=4198   (119 words)

 AllRefer.com - Smyth County , Virginia (VA) - (county) - Facts and Information
Smyth (SMITH), county (452 sq mi/1,171 sq km; 1990 pop.
Recreation Area; crossed in SE by Appalachian Trail.
Capital city or county seat is shown by the symbol
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/S/S12996-smyth.html   (200 words)

 Smyth County Property Appraiser | Virginia VA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Virginia VA Find-Appraisers.com is The Fastest Way To Find Property Appraiser.
While we have excellent coverage in most parts of the country, we still have some areas of United States where we do not have any premium listings, and Smyth County is one of those counties.
Residential and commercial assignments accepted in all counties within our coverage area.
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 Smyth County Virginia Records
This is the first deed book for this new county, and the index will list many of the early settlers in the region as well as the influx of new landowners.
A very valuable addition to southwestern Virginia history.
A total of 831 marriage records are abstracted in this volume and they are taken from the county clerk's register.
genealogyresources.org /Smyth.html   (160 words)

 Smyth County, Virginia 1900 Team Census Transcription
Smyth County, Virginia - - 1900 Federal Census Team Transcription
That part of south and north Marion voting Pcts.
Please refer to the 1900 Transcriber's Help web pages for more information.
www.us-census.org /states/virginia/teams/Smyth1900.htm   (82 words)

The Smyth County Health Department is located on Francis Marion Lane in the town of Marion.
Hours of operation are from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.
You may contact the Smyth County Health Department at the address or phone number below:
www.vdh.state.va.us /lhd/mtrogers/smyth.htm   (44 words)

 Smyth County Public Schools schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information
Smyth County Public Schools schools - district elementary, middle, and high school information
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Smyth County Public Schools school information: Smyth County Public Schools schools, Smyth County Public Schools districts, Smyth County Public Schools cities
www.greatschools.net /cgi-bin/va/district_profile/148   (215 words)

M704-578 1840 Census: Roanoke, Randolph, Scott, Shenandoah, and Smyth Counties
M432-993 1850 Census Slave Schedules: Richmond, Ritchie, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Russell, Scott, Shenandoah, Smyth, Southampton, Spotsylvania, Stafford, Surry, Sussex, Taylor, Tazewell, Tyler, Warren, Warwick, Washington, Wayne, Westmoreland, Wetzel, Wirt, Wood, Wyoming, Wythe, and York Counties
T625-1914 1920 Census: Scott and Smyth Counties, and Frederick County, Winchester City
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