Wythe County Virginia
Wythe County administrative offices are located at 340 South 6th Street, Wytheville, VA 24382; phone: 276-223-4500.
The county was named in honor of George Wythe, a prominent leader in Virginia history. In addition to being the first teacher of law at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, he was also a signatory of the Declaration of Independence and the designer of the State Seal of Virginia. In 1790, the town of Evansham, located at a section of the Great Wagon Road linking Tennessee and the old Southwest with Philadelphia, was designated the County Seat.