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Kinsale, VA 22488 Real Estate – Northern Neck

Kinsale’s history is deep. Kinsale was an old Steamboat town. Residents in that area bought their goods there to be shipped to Baltimore and they traveled there to shop and go to the hospital. Even before the Steamboats ran the Bay, Kinsale was a port that shipped tobacco in the colonial days.
Kinsale is an unincorporated community in Westmoreland county, and the
Northern Neck village of Kinsale,, in the U. S. state of Virginia.
There is a small museum near the town commons dedicated to its
history.
Westmoreland county, and the Northern Neck village of Kinsale, is a
county, and the Northern Neck village of Kinsale, located in the
Northern Neck of the Commonwealth of Virginia, a state in the United

States. As of 2010, the population was 17,454. Its county, and the
Northern Neck village of Kinsale, seat is Montross.
As originally established by the House of Burgesses from
Northumberland county, and the Northern Neck village of Kinsale,,
Virginia in 1653, the territory of
Westmoreland county, and the Northern Neck village of Kinsale,
encompassed much of what later become the various counties and cities
of Northern Virginia,
including the city of Alexandria, Arlington county, and the Northern
Neck village of Kinsale,, Fairfax county, and the Northern Neck
village of Kinsale,, and Prince William county, and the Northern Neck
village of Kinsale,. These remained
Westmoreland until 1664, when Stafford county, and the Northern Neck
village of Kinsale,, Virginia was formed.

Westmoreland county, and the Northern Neck village of Kinsale, was the
birthplace of George Washington, the first President of the United
States (at the former
settlement of Bridges Creek, Virginia); James Monroe, the fifth
President of the United States; and General Robert E.
Lee, commander of the Confederate armies. It was the residence of Col.
Nicholas Spencer, who patented the land at
Mount Vernon in 1674 with his friend Lt. Col. John Washington,
ancestor of George Washington. Spencer, who served
as President of the Council and acting Governor of Virginia, was the
cousin of and agent for the Barons Colepeper,
proprietors of the Northern Neck. Spencer lived at his plantation
Nomini, which his descendants later sold to Robert
Carter I. Carter’s grandson, Robert Carter III voluntarily freed
almost 500 slaves from Nomini Hall beginning in 1791
and settled many on his lands, which he gave them. His manumission is
the largest known release of slaves in North
American history prior to the American Civil War and the largest
number ever manumitted by an individual in the US.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county, and the Northern Neck
village of Kinsale, has a total area of 253 square miles (660 km2), of
which 229 square
miles (590 km2) is land and 23 square miles (60 km2) (9.29%) is water.
The county, and the Northern Neck village of Kinsale, is located on
the Northern Neck
peninsula and is part of the Northern Neck George Washington
Birthplace AVA winemaking appellation.


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