1835 Map of the New River Valley

Historical Map Document

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New River Notes — Complete

January 21, 2014

After about two years of work we have completed a major upgrade to New River Notes. On January 21, 2014 we switched in the last of the updated files and final page revisions.

In January 2013 we introduced the new site layout but because there were many pages left to do there was a big red Under Construction on the front page. A year later we've finished all of the pages that were on the original site. Construction is complete. We have a great looking site full of material to help you in your research and possibly entertain you.

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New River Notes

January 6, 2013

New River Notes, a leading genealogy resource for the New River Valley of North Carolina and Virginia, launched its new look website today.

new river valley mapNew River Notes was originally launched in 1998 by Jeffrey C. Weaver providing New River Valley researchers with a new wealth of information and that tradition is continued today by the Grayson County, Virginia Heritage Foundation, Inc.

Welcome and we hope you enjoy our new look. For more information on the changes and plans see posts on the GCVHF Google+ Page.

1835 Map of the New River Valley

The following map was provided by Fred Smoot for inclusion in this web site. 21It was drawn in 1835, please note that Ashe County contains Alleghany and Watauga Counties at the time and that Grayson County covered what is now Carroll County. Smyth County is shown, which certainly dates the map between 1832 and 1842.

1835 New River Valley Map