Rockbridge County, Virginia

Rockbridge County is a county located in the U.S. state — officially, “Commonwealth” — of Virginia. As of the 2000 census, the population was 20,808. Its county seat is Lexington[1]. This population figure excludes those residing in the independent cities of Buena Vista (6,349) and Lexington (6,867), both enclaved within the county’s geographical borders.

Rockbridge County was named for Natural Bridge.

Cyrus McCormick invented the reaper near Steele’s Tavern at the northern end of the county.

via Rockbridge County, Virginia – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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