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Virginia CountiesThe Commonwealth of Virginia is divided into 95 counties and 39 independent cities, which are considered county-equivalents for census purposes.
Dickenson County, Virginia
Dickenson County History, Geography, and Demographics
Etymology - Origin of County Name
Dickenson is named for Virginia state legislator William J. Dickenson.
County QuickFacts: Census Bureau Quick Facts
Dickinson County, Virginia formed from Buchanan, Russell, and Wise Counties.
Dickenson County was named for William J. Dickenson, delegate to the General Assembly from Russell County in 1880 when Dickenson was formed from Russell, Wise and Buchanan Counties. Its area is 355 square miles, and its county seat is Clintwood
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The history of our nation was a prolonged struggle to define the relative roles and powers of our governments: federal, state, and local. And the names given the counties, our most locally based jurisdictions, reflects the "characteristic features of this country!"