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Smyth County is a county located in the state of Virginia. Based on the 2010 census, the population was 32,208. Its county seat is Marion
Smyth is named for US Congressman from Virginia Alexander Smyth.
County QuickFacts: CensusBureau Quick Facts
Smyth County was formed on February 23, 1832, from Washington and Wythe counties. The county is named after Alexander Smyth, a general during the War of 1812 who was elected to the state Senate, House of Delegates, and as a Representative to the United States Congress.
Smyth County, Virginia formed from Washington and Wythe Counties. [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.]
Smyth County was named for Alexander Smyth, a congressman from Virginia in 1832 when the county was formed from Wythe and Washington counties. Its area is 435 square miles, and the county seat is Marion
Smyth County was formed on February 23, 1832 from Washington and Wythe counties . The county is named after Alexander Smyth, a general during the War of 1812 who was elected to the state Senate and House of Delegates, and was a Representative to the United States Congress.
As reported by the Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 452 square miles (1,170 km2), of which 451 square miles (1,170 km2)
is land and 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) (0.3%) is water.
Bordering counties are as follows:
Chilhowie High School, Chilhowie
Marion Senior High School, Marion
Northwood High School, Saltville