SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY Straddling The Fall Line , Spotsylvania County Was Formed Fr ...
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Description: SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY Straddling the fall line , Spotsylvania County was formed from Essex , King William , and King and Queen Counties in 1720 . It was named for Alexander Spotswood , lieutenant governor of Virginia from 1710 to 1722 . The battles of Fredricksburg , Chancellorsville , the Wilderness , partly , and Spotsylvania were fought in this county . The County seat is Spotsylvania Court House . Department of Historic Resources , 1998 .