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Revitalization

The Town of Montross is implementing a Downtown Revitalization Project with a Community Development Block Grant from the Virginia Department of Community Development, private investment, and the assistance of the Northern Neck Planning District Commission. Major components of the revitalization effort include fa├žade improvements, a revolving-loan program, a mural program, signage, and improvements to three… Read More Revitalization

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History

When Westmoreland County was formed in 1653 from part of Northumberland County, the first courthouse was erected on the property of the newly appointed sheriff, at an area now called Currioman, overlooking Currioman Bay. A new high sheriff, John Lord, was appointed in 1658, and in 1667 he directed that a new courthouse be built… Read More History