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Clarke County, Virginia

Clarke County administrative offices are located at 101 Chalmers Court, Berryville, VA 22611; phone: 540‑955‑5100.

Clarke was known for its large wheat crops when it was created from Frederick County in 1836. County seat Berryville became home to Harry F. Byrd Sr. [1887‑1966] in the early 20th century. Byrd served as a Virginia State Senator, Governor of Virginia and a U.S. Senator.

Clarke County Neighborhoods

Frank D. Yuengling Mansion

Photo: Farnley (The Meadows), circa 1836, located at Sugar Hill and Bordens Springs Road, White Post. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989. Photographed by User:Jerrye & Roy Klotz MD (own work), 2016, [cc-3.0], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed December, 2021.


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