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Luray

(Encyclopedia) Luray lo͝orā´ [key], town (1990 pop. 4,587), seat of Page co., N Va., in the Shenandoah valley, in a farm area; inc. 1812. There is light manufacturing and the town is…

Waynesboro

(Encyclopedia) Waynesboro, city (1990 pop. 18,549), surrounded by but politically independent of August co., central Va., in the Shenandoah valley ; settled c.1736, inc. as a city…

Front Royal

(Encyclopedia) Front Royal, city (1990 pop. 11,880), seat of Warren co., N Va., at the junction of South and North forks of Shenandoah River, inc. 1788. Furniture, lumber and building…

Harrisonburg

(Encyclopedia) Harrisonburg, city (1990 pop. 30,707), seat of Rockingham co., NW Va., in the Shenandoah Valley; settled 1739, inc. 1916. It is a processing center in a poultry, dairy,…

West Virginia Overview

(Encyclopedia) West Virginia, E central state of the United States. It is bordered by Pennsylvania and Maryland (N, NE), Virginia (E and S), Kentucky (W) and, across the Ohio River,…