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Ritchie County Virginia


Map of Va: Ritchie CountyRitchie County was formed in 1843 from portions of Harrison, Lewis and Wood counties. It was named for Thomas Ritchie, a prominent Richmond newspaper editor of the time. Part of Ritchie was taken to form Doddridge in 1845 and another parcel was ceded to Pleasants in 1851. A single farm in Gilmer was added to Ritchie in 1863 in a boundary readjustment.

For a better understanding of county boundary changes, see our new section Virginia in Maps

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