Founded: 1777

History:

   Montgomery County, founded in 1777, was established from Fincastle County. The county is named for Richard Montgomery, an American Revoultionary general who died two years prior trying to take over Quebec City, Canada.

Points of Interest:

--Montgomery Mueseum

--Lewis Miller Regional Art Center

--Smithfield Plantation

--Lyric Theater

--Squires Student Art Gallery

--Solitude

--Virginia Tech

--Virginia Tech Mueseum of Geological Sciences

--Cascades Waterfall

--Appalachain Trail

--Chateau Morrisette Winery

--Mountain Lake Resort

--Pandapas Pond

Website: www.montva.com