Sparta, Virginia (Mauzy)

City: Sparta

County: Rockingham

State: Virginia

Lat/Long: 38.582470, -78.765490

Established in 1832, Sparta, located in Rockingham County, Virginia, became Spartapolis through an act of the Virginia General Assembly in 1840. Spartapolis is now known as Mauzy.

Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia (Richmond: Thomas Ritchie, 1831), 190; Journal of the House of Delegates of Virginia, Session 1839-40 (Richmond: Samuel Shepherd, 1839), 39, 55, 82; John W. Wayland, A History of Rockingham County, Virginia (Dayton, VA: Ruebush-Elkins, 1912), 201.