Jefferson County, Virginia
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For the fictional county on The Waltons containing the show's setting, the fictional town of Walton's Mountain, see Jefferson County (The Waltons).
Virginia has twice named counties Jefferson County for one of its most revered sons, Thomas Jefferson, and lost the county each time to the formation of another state.
- Jefferson County, Kentucky, lost when the state of Kentucky was formed from part of Virginia in 1792.
- Jefferson County, West Virginia, lost when the state of West Virginia was formed from western Virginia in 1863.
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