Floyd County, Virginia

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Virginia Counties | Floyd County, Virginia

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Floyd County, Virginia

Floyd County is an unique mountain community known for its music, its natural beauty, its arts, and its diverse, caring people. Located atop the Blue Ridge Plateau in southwestern Virginia, Floyd County is a haven removed from the rush of urbanity, yet alive with the sounds, colors and textures of rural life. Situated on the Blue Ridge parkway, Floyd is a popular tourist destination, home to a variety of musicians and music events, artists, restaurants, breweries and much more!

Floyd is a town in Floyd County, Virginia, United States. The population was 425 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Floyd County. The Town of Floyd was originally named Jacksonville as the surrounding county was formed during the tenure of President Andrew Jackson. The name was subsequently changed to Floyd for Virginia governor John Floyd.


Floyd County is located in the Southwestern portion of the Commonwealth of Virginia and was named for then Governor John Floyd. Floyd County was created 15 January 1831 from Montgomery and Franklin Counties in Virginia.

Family Names

Bower [1][2]

Families of Floyd County, Virginia [3]


  • There are 442 cemeteries in Floyd County, Virginia [4][[5]|
  • Floyd County Virginia Cemeteries on Rootsweb available at: [6] [[7]]
  • Jacksonville Cemetery[13]


See also:

  • Floyd County, Virginia website [14]
  • Floyd Virginia Online [15]
  • Floyd County, Virginia on Wikipedia [16]
  • Floyd County, Virginia project of the VaGenWeb [[17]]
  • Families of Floyd County, Virginia [18]
  • Floyd County, Virginia on Family Search [19]
  • Floyd County Virginia Cemeteries on Find A Grave [20]
  • Floyd County Virginia on Rootsweb [21]
  • Floyd County Virginia Cemeteries on Rootsweb [22]
  • Floyd County Virginia compilations by Barbara Maxine Moore Stanley on Rootsweb [23]
  • Floyd County Virginia on NewRiverNotes [24]

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Wendy, OPS project Leader

posted by Wendy (Ling) Sullivan
and... It looks like you have Bowers in the parent category (Category:Floyd County, Virginia, Name Studies).

Do you need help moving them to Category: Floyd County, Virginia, Bower Name Study?

(Send me a PM/post to my profile page if you do.)

Cheers, Liz

posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett
I don't know if you can update this project page.

Let me know* if you want me to update the link to Floyd & add you as having adopted the county.

Cheers, Liz

* Send me a private message or post a comment on my profile, Noland-165.

posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett
Hi! Thanks for the note... Floyd now links to here from the table at Space:Virginia Counties and Parishes.

Cheers, Liz

posted by Liz (Noland) Shifflett