A LITTLE OF OUR HISTORY

The Town of Jonesville is a Small Town with a BIG Heart.  Located in Southwest Virginia, we are surrounded by the beautiful mountains of the Appalachian Chain.  The Town of Jonesville was established in in 1794 and founded on October 13, 1795 as the County Seat of Lee County and named after Fredrick Jones.  Jonesville is the second oldest town west of Roanoke with a population of approximately 995.  In the town's earliest years it was known as Glade Spring and by the Civil War era often called Mump's Fort.  Originally incorporated in 1884 and re-incorporated in 1901, Jonesville was a small but thriving center of commerce.

 

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