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Lina; post village in Dinwiddle County.
Lincoln; post village in Loudoun County.
Lincolnia; post village in Fairfax County.
Lindell; post village in Washington County.
Linden; post village in Warren County on the Southern Railway. Altitude, 916

feet.
Lindsay; post village in Albemarle County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.
Lindward; post village in Charlotte County.
Link; post village in Norfolk County.
Linkhorn; bay, a lagoon in Princess Anne County, separated from the Atlantic

Ocean by a sand bar.
Linkous; ferry over New River in Pulaski County.
Linn Camp; creek, a small right-hand branch of Levisa Fork, rising in Buchanan

County.
Linnville; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Shenandoah River in Rockingham

County.
Linnville; post village in Rockingham County on the Southern Railway. Altitude,

1,242 feet.
Lipps; post village in Wise County.

Lipscomb; post village in Augusta County on the Norfolk and Western Railway.
Lipses; run, a small right-hand tributary to James River in Botetourt County.
Iiisbon; post village in Bedford County.
Lithia; post village in Botetourt County on the Norfolk and Western Railway.

Altitude, 965 feet.
Little; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Appomattox River in Amelia and

Nottoway counties.
Little; small creek in Princess Anne County.
Little; creek, a small branch of Wolf Creek in Tazewell County.
Little; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Franklin County.
Little; mountain in Craig County. Elevation, 2,000 feet.
Little; mountains in Bath County. Elevation, 2,000 to 3,000 feet.
Little; mountains in Franklin. County.
Little; mountains in Highland County. Elevation, 3,000 to 4,000 feet.



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Little; river, a small left-hand tributary to Shenandoah Eiver in Augusta County.

Little; river, a left-hand tributary to York Biver in Hanover County.

Little; river, a right-hand tributary to New Eiver rising in Floyd County.

Little; river, a right-hand branch of New River in Montgomery County.

Little; river, a small right-hand tributary to Potomac Eiver in Fauquier County.

Little; summit in Back Creek Mountain in Bath County.

Little Back; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Eoanoke Eiver in Eoanoke

County.
Little Back; creek, a small left-hand tributary to James Eiver in Bath County.
Little Bear; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Shenandoah Eiver in Eocking-

ham County.
Little Beaver; creek, a small right-hand branch of James Eiver in Campbell

County.
Little Bottom; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Roanoke Eiver in Eoanoke

County.
Little Briery; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Appomattox Eiver in Prince

Edward County.
Little Brush.; creek, a small left-hand tributary to New Eiver in Carroll County.
Little Brushy; mountains in Smyth County. Elevation, 2,500 feet.
Little Buffalo; creek, a small right-hand branch of Appomattox Eiver in Prince

Edward County.
Little Bull; run, a small right-hand tributary to Eoanoke Eiver in Franklin County.
Little Byrd; creek, a small left-hand tributary to James Eiver in Goochland

County.
Little Calf Pasture; river, a small left-hand tributary to James River in Eockbridge

and Augusta counties.
Little Camp; mountain in Eockbridge County. Elevation, 2,000 to 3,000 feet.
Little Cast Steel; run, a small right-hand tributary to Jackson Eiver in Alleghany

County.
Little Catawtoa; creek, a small right-hand tributary to James Eiver in Botetourt

County.
Little Cattail; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Nottoway River in Dinwiddle

County.
Little Cattail; creek, a small right-hand branch of Eowanty Creek.
Little Cedar; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Clinch Eiver, rising in Russell

County. .
Little Cobbler; mountains in Fauquier County. Elevation, 750 to 1,000 feet.
Little Cranberry; creek, a small right-hand tributary to New River in Carroll

County.
Little Falling; river, a small left-hand tributary to Eoanoke Eiver in Campbell

County.
Little Fox; creek, a small right-hand tributary to New Eiver in Grayson County.
Little Fox; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Eussell Fork, rising in Buchanan

County.
Little George; creek, a small right-hand branch of James Eiver in Buckingham

County.
Ijittle Guinea; creek, a small left-hand T)ranch of Appomattox Eiver in Cumber-
land Countj'.
Little Hound; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Nottoway Eiver in Lunenburg

County.
Little House Mountain; summit in Eockbridge County. Elevation, 3,410 feet.
Little Hunting; creek, a small right-hand branch of Potomac Eiver in Fairfax

County.



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Iiittle Indian; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Clinch Eiver, rising in Eussell
County.

Little Indian; creek, a small right-hand tributary to New River in Floyd County.

Little Indian; run, a small right-hand tributary to Rappahannock River in Cul-
peper County.

Little Isaac; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Potomac River in Frederick
County.

Little Laurel; creek, a small right-hand tributary to New River in Pulaski County.

Little Lickinghole; creek, a small left-hand tributary to James River in Gooch-
land County.

Little Lynville; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Franklin
County.

Little mack; creek, a small right-hand tributary to New Eiver in Pulaski County.

Little Mare; mountains in Bath Comity.

Ijittle Mary; creek, a small left-hand tributary to James River in Rockbridge County.

Little Middle; mountains in Bath and Alleghany counties.

Little Mill; creek, a small right-hand branch of Clinch River in Russell County.

Little Mountain; summit in Franklin County.

Little ITarroTvs; passage between islands in Back Bay, Princess Anne County.

Little North.; mountains in Augusta, Rockbridge, Shenandoah, and Frederick coun-
ties. Elevation, 2,000 to 3,000 feet.

Little Nottoway; river, a small left-hand branch of Nottoway Eiver in Nottoway
County.

Little Ogle; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Jackson River in Alleghany
County.

Little Opossum; creek, a small right-hand branch of James River in Campbell
Comity.

Little Oregon; creek, a small right-hand tributary to James Eiver in Craig County.

Little Otter; river, a small left-hand tributary to Eoanoke Eiver, formed by two
forks, North and South, in Bedford County.

Little Passage; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Shenandoah River in Shenan-
doah County.

Iiittle Patterson; creek, a small right-hand tributary to James River in Botetourt
County.

Little Piney; small left-hand tributary to James Eiver in Amherst County.

Little Piney; mountains in Bath County.

Little Plymouth.; post village in King and Queen County.

Little Prator; creek, a small left-hand branch of Levisa Fork, rising in Buchanan
County.

Little Priest; summit in Nelson County.

Little Heed Island; creek, a right-hand tributary to New Eiver in Carroll County.

Little Ridge; mountains in Botetourt County.

Little River; post village in Floyd County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Eailway.

Little Roanoke; creek, a small left-hand branch of Roanoke River in Charlotte
County.

Little Sandy; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Appomattox River in Prince
Edward County.

Little Seneca; river, a small left-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Campbell
County.

Little Slviice; mountains in Shenandoah County. Elevation, 2,000 feet.

Little Snake; creek, a small right-hand tributary to New River in Carroll County.

Little Spy; summit in the Blue Eidge in Augusta County.

Little Stone; gap in Little Stone Mountain in Wise County.



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liittle Stone; mountains in Wise County.

Little Stone Ridge; mountains in Tazewell County. Elevation, 3,000 feet.

Little Stony; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Bedford*

County.
Little Stony; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Shenandoah River in Bhenan-

doah County.
Little Stony; creek, a small right-hand branch of New River in Giles County.
Little Straightstone; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Roanoke River in

Pittsylvania County.
Little Tom;. creek, a small riglit-hand tributary to Clinch. River, rising in AVise

County.
Littleton; post village in Sussex County.
Little To-wm HiU; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Clinch River in Tazewell

County.
Little Tumbling; creek, a small right-hand branch of North Fork of Holston

River in Smyth County.
Little Walker; creek, a small right-hand branch of Walker Creek in Pulaski

County.
Little Walker; creek, a smalt left-hand branch of Walker Creek, rising in Bland

County.
Little Walker; mountains in Pulaski,, Wythe, and Bland counties. Elevation,

2,000 to 3,000 feet.
Little Willis; river, a small right-hand tributary to James River in Buckingham

and Cumberland counties.
Litwalton; post village in Lancaster County.
Lively; post village in Lancaster County.
Livingston; creek, a small left-hand branch of North Fork of Holston River, rising

in Washington County.
Lloyds; post village in Essex County.
Lobelia; post village in Franklin County.
Lochleven; post village in Lunenburg County.
Locker; post village in Rockbridge County.
Locket; creek, a small righ1>hand tributary to Appomattox River in Prince Edward

County.
Lockhart; post village in Albemarle County.
Locklies; post village in Middlesex County.
Loco; post village in Sussex County.

Locust; creek, a small left-hand tributary to York River in Louisa County.
Locust; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Botetourt County.
Locustcreek; post village in Louisa County.
Locustdale; post village in Madison County.
Locustgrove; post village in Orange County.
Locusthill; post village in Middlesex County.
Locustlane; post village in Scott County.
Locustmount; post village in Accomac County.
Locustville; post village in Accomac County.
Lodge; post village in Northumberland County.
Lodi; post village in Washington County.
Lodore; post village in Amelia County.
Loftis; post village in Halifax County.
Lofton; post village in Augusta County on the Norfolk and Western Railway.

Altitude, 1,782 feet.
Logan; creek, a small left-band branch of North Fork of Holston River in Wash-
ington County.



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IiOgan; post village in Spottsylvania County.

Lois; post village in Fauquier County.

liOla; post village in Pittsylvania County.

liOndonbridg^e; post village in Princess Anne County on the Norfolk and Southern

Eailroad.
Iione Buck; small left-hand branch of James River in Amherst County.
Lonecedax; post village in Patrick County.
Lone Fountain; post village in Augusta County.
LonegTun; village in Bedford County.
Loneoak; post village in Henry Comity.
Lonepine; post village in Bedford County.

Lone Tree; summit in Blue Ridge in Augusta County. Elevation, 3,180 feet.
Long'; branch, a small left-hand tributary to Nottoway River in Nottoway County.
Long; small left-hand branch of Nottoway River in Nottoway County.
Long'; branch, a small right-hand tributary to Levisa Fork in Buchanan County.
Long; branch, a small right-hand tributary to Potomac River in Fairfax County.
Long'; island in Roanoke River in Pittsylvania County.
Lon^; marshy island in Back Bay in Princess Anne County.
Long; mountains in Campbell County. Elevation, 1,000 feet.
Long^; post village in Page County.

Long; run, a small right-hand tributary to James River in Botetourt County.
Longcreek; post village in Louisa County.
Long Dale; mines in North Mountains in Alleghany County.
Longdale; post village in Alleghany County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.

Altitude, 1,166 feet.
Long Drive; mountains in Augusta County. Elevation, 2,500 feet.
Longfleld; post village in Lee County.
Longglade; post village in Augusta County.
Long Glade; run, a small left-hand tributary to Shenandoah River in Augusta

County.
Longliollo-w; post village in Smyth County.

Long Meado'w; creek, a small tributary to Shenandoah River in Augusta County.
Long mountain; post village in Amherst County.
Long Mountain; summit in Amherst County.
Long Bidge; summit in Page County.
Longs Gap; post village in Grayson County.
Longs Shop; post -village in Montgomery County.
Longspur; post village in Bland County.
Longrvie-w;' post village in Isle of "Wight County.
Longwood; post village in Rockbridge County.

Lookout; mountains in Augusta County. Elevation, 2,000 to 2,500 feet.
Looney; creek, a small right-hand branch of Levisa Fork, rising in Buchanan

County.
Looney; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Powell River in Wise County.
Looney; post village in Craig County.
Looneys Mill; creek, a small right-hand tributary to James River in Botetourt

County.
Loop; summit in Rockbridge County. Elevation, 2,500 feet. .
Loretto; post village in Essex County.
Lome; post village in Caroline County

Lorraine; post village in Henrico County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.
Lorton Valley; post village in Fairfax County.

Lost; creek, a small right-hand branch of Guest River in Wise County.
Lost; mountains in Roanoke County. Elevation, 2,000 feet.



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Lost; mountains in Fauquier County. Elevation, 750 feet.

Lost Mountain; summit in Madison County.

Lot; post village in Middlesex County.

Lots; gap in Mays Mountain.

Lottie; post village in Rappahannock County.

LottslDiirg; post village in Northumberland County.

Lotus; post village in Wise County.

Loudoun; county, situated in the northern part of the State in the Piedmont
region, the western boundary being the summit of the Blue Ridge and northern
and eastern boundaries being Potomac River. The surface is mainly rolling, and
it is traversed by the Oatoctin Mountain, Short Hill, and the eastern slopesof the
Blue Ridge. Most of its area lies below the 500-foot level. Area, 519 square
miles. Population, 21,948 — white, 16,079; negro, 5,868; foreign born, 101. County
seat, Leesburg. The mean magnetic declination in 1900 was 3° 15'. The mean
annual rainfall is 40 to 50 inches, and the temperature 50° to 55°. The county ia
traversed by the Southern Railway.

Loudoun Heiglits; summit in the Blue Ridge on the south side of Harpers
Ferry Gap.

Louisa; county, situated in the central joart of the State in the Piedmont region. It
has an undulating surface, and lies but a few hundred feet above sea level. Area,
529 square miles. Population, 16,517 — white, 7,896; negro, 8,621; foreign born,
49. County seat, Louisa. The mean magnetic declination in 1900 was 3° 35'.
The mean annual rainfall is 40 to 50 inches, and the temperature 55° to 60°. The
county is traversed by the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.

Louisa; county seat of Louisa County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.
Population, 261.

Loup; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Clinch River in Russell County.

Louse; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Charlotte County.

Love; post village in Nelson County.

Love; run, a small right-hand tributary to Shenandoah River in Augusta County.

Lovelady; creek, a small right-hand branch of North Fork of Clinch River in Lee
County.

Lovelady; creek, a small left-hand tributary to .Tames River in Amherst County.

Lovelady; gap in Pow'ell Mountain, made by Lovelady Creek, in Lee County.

Lovelady Mountain; summit in Amherst County.

Lovels; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Yadkin River in Patrick County.

Love Mills; village in Washington County.

Lovett; point on Elizabeth River in Norfolk County.

Lovettsville; town in Loudoun County. Population, 97. '

Lovingston; county seat of Nelson County.

Low; gap in Grayson County.

Low; gap in Sandy Ridge Mountains in Russell County.

Lower; gap in Back Creek Mountains, made by Back Creek, a left-hand tributary
to James River in Highland County.

Lower Field; small right-hand branch of Slate Creek in Buchanan County.

Lowesville; post village in Amherst County.

Lowland, post village in Washington County.

Lowmoor; post village in Alleghany County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.
Altitude, 1,156 feet.

Lowry; post village in Bedford County on the Norfolk and Western Railway.
Altitude, 779 feet.

Loyalty; post village in Loudoun County.

Lucia; post village in Henry County.

Luckets; post village in Loudoun County.

Lula; post village in Charlotte County.



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liuma; village in Washington County.

Lumbertoii; post village in Sussex County.

Iiundy; post village in Grayson County.

LTinenburg; county, situated in the southern part of the State in the Piedmont
region. It has an undulating surface with gji altitude of from 300 to 500 feet
above sea level. Area, 471 square miles. Population, 11,705 — white, 5,133;
negro, 6,572; foreign horn, 122; county seat Lunenburg. The mean magnetic
declination in 1900 was 3°. The mean annual rainfall is 50 inches, and the tem-
perature 55° to 60°. The county is traversed by the Seaboard Air Line and the
Southern railways.

liunenberg; county seat of Lunenburg, County.

Limette; post village in Loudoun County.

Lunsford; post village in Cumberland County.

Luray; county seat of Page County. on the Norfolk and Western Railway. Altitude,
819 feet. Population, 1,147.

liurich.; post village in Giles County on the Norfolk and AVestern Railway. Alti-
tude, 1,526 feet.

Luster; fork, a small left-hand branch of Knox Creek, rising in Buchanan County.

Iiux; post village in Dinwiddle County.

Ijydia; post village in Greene County.

Lyells; post village in Richmond County.

Lylevue; post village in Botetourt County.

Iiynch.; creek, a small left-hand tributary to James River in Nelson County.

Lynch; river, a small left-hand tributary to James River in Greene and Albemarle
counties.

Ijynch.burg'; city, independent in government, situated in Campbell County, on the
Chesapeake and Ohio, the Norfolk and Western, and the Southern railways.
Altitude, 524 feet. Population, 18,891.

Lyneliburg; mines in the western part of the Blue Ridge in Botetourt County.

Lynch. Station; post village in Campbell County on the Seaboard Air Line Railway.

iiyndhurst; post village in Augusta County on the Norfolk and Western Railway.
Altitude, 1,337 feet.

Lynhams; post village in Northumberland County.

Lynne Camp; branch, a small right-hand tributary to Levisa Fork in Buchanan
County.

Lynn Haven; inlet, a passage through the bordering sand bar on the southeast
coast.

Lynnhaven; post-village in Princess Anne County on the Norfolk and AVestern
Railway.

Lynn Haven; river, rising in Princess Anne County and flowing north through
Lynn Haven Inlet into Chesapeake Bay.

Lynn Haven; roads, a harbor at the mouth of Lynn Haven River, by which it is
connected with Chesapeake Bay, in Princess Anne County.

Lynnville; creek, a small right-hand branch of Roanoke River in Franklin County.

Lynnville; ford in Roanoke River in Franklin County.

Lynville; mountains in Bedford County. Elevation, 1,500 to 2,000 feet.

Lynn-wood; post village in Rockingham County.

Lyon; gap in Walker Mountains in Smyth County.

Lytton; ford in Powell River in Lee County.

IHableton; post village in Hanover Coufity.

MacAfee Knob; summit in Catawba Mountains in Roanoke County. Elevation,
8,201 feet.

Macanie; post village in Shenandoah County.

McClelland; post village in Isle of Wight County.

McClung; post village in Bath County.



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McCliing' Ridg^e; mountains in Bath County.

McClure; forli, a small left-hand branch of Russell Fork, rising in Dickenson County.

McConnell; post village in Scott County on the Norfolk and Western Railway.

Maccrady; post village in Smyth County.

McDaniel; small left-hand braiich of North Fork of Holston River in Smyth
County.

]y[cI)onalds Mill; post village in Montgomery County.

McDowell; town in Highland County. Population, 136.

McDuff; post village in Caroline County.

Maceo; post village in Dinwiddle County.

Maces Spring'; post village in Scott County.

Mcralls; branch, a small right-hand tributary to James River in Botetourt County.

McFalls; mountain in Bedford County. Elevation, 2,426 feet.

McParlands; post village in Lunenburg County^

McGaheysville; post village in Rockingham County on the Chesapeake Western
Railway.

McGavock; river, a small left-hand tributary to New River- in Wythe Connty.

McGeliees; post village in Fluvanna County.

McGrady; creek, a small right-hand branch of North Fork of Holston River in
Smyth County.

McGraw; gap in Alleghany County caused by Smyth Creek.

McHenry; creek, a small left-hand tributary to North Fork of Holston River in
Washington County.

McHenry; post village in Spottsylvania County.

Machipougo; post village in Northampton County on tlie New York, Philadelphia
and Norfolk Railroad.

Machodoc; creek, a small right-hand branch of Potomac River in King George
County.

Mach-odoc; post village in Westmoreland County.

McHolt; post village in Halifax County.

Mclnturf; gap in Short Mountain in Shenandoah County.

Mclvors; station in Amherst County on the Richmond and Danville Railway. Alti-
tude, 704 feet.

Mack; creek, a small right-hand branch of New River in Pulaski County.

Mack; mountains in Pulaski and Floyd counties. Elevation, 2,000 to 3,404 feet.

Mackalls Hill; summit in Fairfax County.

MacKeever; ferry over Roanoke River in Fairfax Connty.

McKehney;post village in Dinwiddle County on the Seaboard Air Line Railroad.

Mackie; post village in Norfolk County.

McKinley; post village in Augusta County.

MacMuUen; post village in Green County on tlie Norfolk and Western Railway.

Macon; post village in Powhatan County on the Farmville and Powhatan Railroad.

MacRaes; post village in Cumberland County on the Farmville and Powhatan
Railroad.

McVeigh; ford of Roanoke River in Bedford County.

Madcap; creek, a small right-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Franklin Connty.

Maddux; post village in Nottoway County.

Madison; county, situated in the northern part of the State in the Piedmont
region. Its southeastern part is rolling with a few isolated summits, while the
western part is made up of heavy spurs of the Blue Ridge. The elevation ranges
from 300 to 4,000 feet, the latter being in the Blue Ridge summits. Area, 336
square miles. Population, 10,216— white, 6,G95; negro, 3,521; foreign born, 6.
County seat, Madison. The mean magnetic declination in 1900 was 3° 30'. The
mean annual rainfall is 50 to 55 inches, and the temperature 50°.



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Madison; county seat of Madison County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.
SCadison; run, a small right-hand branch of Shenandoah River in Rockingham

County.
Madison Mill; Ijranch, a small left-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Charlotte

County.
Madison Mills; post village in Madison County.
Madison Run; post village in Orange County.
Madisonville; post village in Charlotte County.
Madrid; post village in Augusta County.
Mad Sheep; summit in Alleghany Front in Bath County.
Mad Tom; summit in Alleghany Front in Bath County.
Maggie; post village in Craig County.

Maggoty; creek, a small left-hand tributary to Staunton River in Franklin County.
Maggoty; gap in the western part of the Blue Ridge, caused by a small branch of

Back Creek, in Roanoke County.
Maggoty; small right-hand tributary to Roanoke River in Franklin County.
Magnet; post village in Isle of Wight County.
Magnolia; post village in Nansemond County.
Magruder; post village in York County.
Matala; post village in Loudoun County.
Malioney; post village in Bland County.
Maiden; branch, a small left-hand tributary to North Fork of Holston River in

Washington County.
Maidens; post village in Goochland County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.
Maiden Spring; creek, a left-hand tributary to Clinch River, rising in Tazewell

County.
Main Top Mountain; summit in Nelson County.

Major; post village in Grayson County on the Chesapeake and Ohio Railway.
Mallory; branch, a small left-hand tributary to Nottoway River in Nottoway

County.
Mallory; post villi^e in Louisa County.

Mallorys; creek, a small right-hand branch of James River in Buckingham County.
Mallow; post village in Alleghany County on the Pennsylvania Railroad.
Malone; bridge across Rowanty Creek in Dinwiddle County.
Malva; post village in Mecklenburg County.
Malvern Hill; post village in Henrico County.
Manassas; gap in the Blue Ridge in Warren County.
Manassas; county seat of Prince William County on the Chesapeake and Ohio and

the Southern railways. Population, 817.
Mancliester; city in Chesterfield County, but independent in government; on the


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