Albemarle County Z-146
Formed in 1744 from Goochland and named for the Earl of Albemarle, titular governor of Virginia, 1734-54. In 1761 Albemarle was divided and Buckingham and Amherst formed, and a part of Louisa was added to Albemarle. Thomas Jefferson was born in this county and lived in it.
Fluvanna County Z-146
Formed in 1777 from Albemarle. Named (in Latin) Anne’s River, the early name of the Upper James given in honor of Queen Anne. Point of Fork was an important supply depot in 1781.