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1754

Hampshire County was created

Other events that happened on or around 1754

Oct 07, 1776

The General Assembly created three new counties, Monongalia, Ohio and Yohogania from West Augusta

1861

Nearly all parts of the present state were fully occupied by the filling out of the county settlement pattern

Other events that happened on or around 1861

May 28, 1863

Elections in Berkeley and Jefferson counties endorsed joining West Virginia

Other events that happened on or around May 28, 1863

1863

West Virginia experimented with New England modified township system

Other events that happened on or around 1863

1866

Jefferson and Berkeley confirmed as West Virginia by U.S. Congress

Other events that happened on or around 1866

Dec 26, 1872

West Virginia's new constitution abandons the township system and reverts back to the Virginia county government system

Other events that happened on or around December 26, 1872

Aug 01, 1893

County records moved from St. George to Parsons unlawfully

2004

Hampshire County celebrated its 250th anniversary

Other events that happened on or around 2004


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