In the early 1600s, lands of what would become Frederick County, Virginia were initially owned by the English Virginia Company. The English royal government took claims to those lands in 1624, claiming it to be part of the Colony of Virginia and formed it into part of Orange County, Virginia. On December 21, 1738, the House of Burgesses Frederick County from part of Orange County, Virginia..
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