Places in Virginia with names involving "Dale"
With "Dale" as a word
- Dale City (despite its name, an unincorporated community)
- Locust Dale
- Dale Enterprise
- Lee Dale Shores
With "dale" as part of another word
Former parts of Virginia
The territory of the present state of West Virginia was without controversy part of Virginia at least until the secession of Virginia in 1861. The following West Virginia places took their current names from those of settlements existing before secession, and may then have already been regarded as named places in Virginia:
In contrast, Glen Dale is a city that takes its name from Glen Dale Farm, which as so named by Hannah Jane Cockayne, née Alexander. It is known she was 20 or 21 at the time of West Virginia's secession, and that she married the owner in 1863, so even "Glen Dale Farm, Virginia" may be an anachronistic term. It is clear that what is now the city of Glen Dale was never a city while its location lay in Virginia.
The remaining Dale/-dale-named West Virginia places are:
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