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Page County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 24,042. Its county seat is Luray. Page County was formed in 1831 from Shenandoah and Rockingham counties and was named for John Page, Governor of Virginia from 1802 to 1805.
Page is named for Governor of Virginia John Page.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Page County, Virginia formed from Rockingham and Shenandoah Counties, Virginia. [Virginia Counties: Those Resulting from Virginia Legislation, by Morgan Poitiaux Robinson, originally published as Bulletin of the Virginia State Library, Volume 9, January, April, July 1916, reprinted 1992 by Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore, MD.]
Page County was named according to most sources, for John Page, revolutionary patriot, congressman, and governor of Virginia from 1802 to 1805. It was formed from Rockingham and Shenandoah counties in 1831. Its area is 316 square miles, and the county seat is Luray.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 314 square miles (813 km2), of which, 311
square miles (806 km2) of it is land and 3 square miles (8 km2) of it (0.95%) is water.
Bordering counties are as follows: