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Alleghany County, Virginia

US county information
NameAlleghany County
US Area
Total Area446 sq mi (1155.1 km2)
Land Area445 sq mi (1152.6 km2)
Water Area1 sq mi (2.6 km2)
Density14.1/km2 (36.5/sq mi)

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Alleghany County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia. It is the northernmost part of the Roanoke Region. As of 2010, the population was 16,250. Its county seat is Covington.

Note: The town of Clifton Forge is not included in any Alleghany County population data in the main article. In 2000, Clifton Forge was an independent city separate from the county. However, in 2001, Clifton Forge relinquished its city charter and reincorporated as a town; as a town, it is now a part of Alleghany County. The 2000 population of what is now Alleghany County (including Clifton Forge) was 17,215. The article includes geographic data from before and after the reincorporation of Clifton Forge into the county.

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