Warren County, VA
 
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Warren County as Ch. 6 of the 1975 Code. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 8-19-2008]
Pursuant to authority contained in Code of Virginia 1950, as amended, § 15.2-1211, the election districts of the County are hereby created and established as set forth in this article.
The election districts are as follows:
A. 
Fork Election District.
B. 
Happy Creek Election District.
C. 
North River Election District.
D. 
Shenandoah Election District.
E. 
South River Election District.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 16-3, Boundaries, as amended, was repealed 5-10-2011; see now § 16-3.1.
[Added 5-10-2011[1]]
The boundaries of the respective election districts are as set forth below:
A. 
Fork Election District: Beginning at the point of intersection of Manassas Avenue and 6th Street, such point being at the point of intersection of the Fork Election District, the North River Election District and the Shenandoah Election District, thence with the Shenandoah Election District and the center line of Manassas Avenue due south to the center of Happy Creek Road, thence west with the center of Happy Creek Road to its intersection with Commerce Avenue, thence south along the center line of Commerce Avenue to its intersection with East Main Street, thence westerly along the center line of East Main Street to it intersection with Royal Avenue, thence with the center of South Royal Avenue and the South River Election District south-southwest to the intersection of South Royal Avenue and Criser Road, thence with the center of West Criser Road west-northwest to the intersection of Luray Avenue and West Criser Road, thence with the South River Election District and the center line of Luray Avenue and Luray Avenue extended west to the center of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, thence with the center line of the meanders of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River up said river southwest for a distance of ten miles to the westernmost point of the third western bend of said river, thence around such bend in a southeasterly direction for a distance of approximately one thousand three hundred feet to a point due north of an unnamed run, thence south to the point where said run enters the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and with the center of said run south then west to the point where it is crossed by Panhandle Road (such point being approximately two and one-tenth road miles north from the center of the Route 613 low-water bridge), thence continuing with the center of said run to the point of its beginning which lies within the George Washington National Forest, thence continuing in a northwesterly direction up the slope of the Massanutten Mountain to the intersection of the Shenandoah County line, thence with the Shenandoah County line northeast and then northwest and over the Massanutten Mountain to the center of State Route 55 (Strasburg Road), at its intersection with the Shenandoah County/Warren County line, thence east-southeastward along the center of State Route 55 (Strasburg Road) to the intersection of State Route 55 (Strasburg Road) and the Town of Front Royal boundary, thence southwesterly with the Town of Front Royal boundary to the center of Punch Run, thence downstream with the center of Punch Run to its confluence with the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, thence westerly with the center line of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River to a point in the center line of Kendrick Lane extended, thence southeasterly with the center line of Kendrick Lane extended and then with the center line of Kendrick Lane southeasterly to its intersection with 6th Street, thence with 6th Street easterly to its intersection with Manassas Avenue, the point of beginning.
B. 
Shenandoah Election District: Beginning at the point of intersection of the center lines of Manassas Avenue and Happy Creek Road, such point being at the point of intersection of the Fork Election District and the Shenandoah Election District, thence northerly with the center line of Manassas Avenue and with the lines of the Fork Election District and the North River Election District to its crossing of the Norfolk and Western Railroad, thence with the North River Election District and with the center line of the Norfolk and Western Railroad in a northern and northeast direction to the Clarke County line, thence with the Clarke County line east to the Fauquier County line, thence with the Fauquier County line southwest to a point where the center line of Freezeland Road crosses the Fauquier County line, such point being approximately one thousand feet southwest of the intersection of Freezeland Road and a subdivision road currently named High Top Road, thence with Freezeland Road and the Happy Creek Election District northeasterly to its intersection with High Top Road, thence with the center line of High Top Road to its intersection with a subdivision road currently known as Crossway Lane, thence westerly with the center line of Crossway Lane, to its intersection with a subdivision road currently known as High Top Road, thence with the center of High Top Road southwesterly to its intersection with a subdivision road currently known as Cappy Road, thence west with the center of Cappy Road approximately three hundred seventy-five feet where it crosses an unnamed stream and drainageway, thence north with the center of the unnamed stream to its confluence with Howellsville Branch, thence westerly with the center of Howellsville Branch to where it is crossed by Howellsville Road, thence southwesterly with the center of Howellsville Road until Howellsville Road connects with Oregon Hollow Road, thence southerly with the center of Oregon Hollow Road to its intersection with Dismal Hollow Road, thence westerly with the center of Dismal Hollow Road to where it is crossed by Interstate 66, thence northerly with Interstate 66 to where it crosses over Happy Creek Road/Morgan Ford Road, thence westerly with the center of Happy Creek Road to its intersection with Polk Avenue, thence southerly with the center of Polk Avenue to its intersection with Braxton Road, thence easterly with the center line of Braxton Road to its intersection with Leach Street, thence southerly with the center line of Leach Street to its intersection with Horseshoe Drive, thence east, south and west around the curve of Horseshoe Drive and along its center line to its intersection with North Easterly Street, thence south along the center line of North Easterly Street to its intersection with East Stonewall Drive, thence west along the center line of East Stonewall Drive to its intersection with Commerce Avenue, thence north along the center line of Commerce Avenue to its intersection with Happy Creek Road, thence east and north along the center line of Happy Creek Road to its intersection with Manassas Avenue, the point of beginning.
C. 
Happy Creek Election District: Beginning at a point in the center of Commerce Avenue at its intersection with East Stonewall Drive, thence with the South River Election District south with the center line of Commerce Avenue to its intersection with John Marshall Highway, thence east along the center line of John Marshall Highway to its intersection with ESA Lane, thence south along the center line of ESA Lane and ESA Lane extended to to the center line of Longhill Road extended, thence south and southeasterly along the center line of Longhill Road extended and Longhill Road to its intersection with Rivinus Road, thence southeasterly along the center line of Rivinus Road to its intersection with Intake Road, thence east along the center line of Intake Road and Intake Road extended to the Fauquier County line, thence northerly along the Fauquier County line to a point where the center line of Freezeland Road crosses the Fauquier County line, such point being approximately one thousand feet southwest of the intersection of Freezeland Road and a subdivision road currently named High Top Road, thence with Freezeland Road and the Shenandoah Election District northeasterly to its intersection with High Top Road, thence with the center of High Top Road to its intersection with a subdivision road currently known as Crossway Lane, thence westerly with the center of Crossway Lane, to its intersection with a subdivision road currently known as High Top Road, thence with the center of High Top Road southwesterly to its intersection with a subdivision road currently known as Cappy Road, thence west with the center of Cappy Road approximately three hundred seventy-five feet where it crosses an unnamed stream and drainageway, thence north with the center of the unnamed stream to its confluence with Howellsville Branch, thence westerly with the center of Howellsville Branch to where it is crossed by Howellsville Road, thence southwesterly with the center of Howellsville Road until Howellsville Road connects with Oregon Hollow Road, thence southerly with the center of Oregon Hollow Road to its intersection with Dismal Hollow Road, thence westerly with the center of Dismal Hollow Road to where it is crossed by Interstate 66, thence northerly with Interstate 66 to where it crosses over Happy Creek Road/Morgan Ford, thence westerly with the center of Happy Creek Road to its intersection with Polk Avenue, thence southerly with the center of Polk Avenue to its intersection with Braxton Road, thence easterly with the center line of Braxton Road to its intersection with Leach Street, thence southerly with the center line of Leach Street to its intersection with Horseshoe Drive, thence east, south and west around the curve of Horseshoe Drive and along its center line to its intersection with North Easterly Street, thence south along the center line of North Easterly Street to its intersection with East Stonewall Drive, thence west along the center line of East Stonewall Drive to its intersection with Commerce Avenue, the point of beginning.
D. 
South River Election District: Beginning at a point in the center of Commerce Avenue at its intersection with East Main Street, thence with the center line of Commerce Avenue to its intersection with John Marshall Highway, thence east along the center line of John Marshall Highway to its intersection with ESA Lane, thence south along the center line of ESA Lane and ESA Lane extended to to the center line of Longhill Road extended, thence south and southeasterly along the center line of Longhill Road extended and Longhill Road to its intersection with Rivinus Road, thence southeasterly along the center line of Rivinus Road to its intersection with Intake Road, thence east along the center line of Intake Road and Intake Road extended to the Fauquier County line, thence southwesterly with the Fauquier County line and the Rappahannock County line to the intersection of the Page County line into the Rappahannock County line, thence with the Page County line northwest to the Shenandoah County line, thence with the Shenandoah County line northeast to the Fork Election District, thence with the Fork Election District southeast with the center of an unnamed run to the point where it is crossed by Panhandle Road (such point being approximately two and one-tenth road miles north from the center of the Route 613 low-water bridge), thence continuing with the center of said run east then north to the point where it enters the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, thence due north to the center of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, thence with the Fork Election District down the center of the meanders of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River northeast to the center of Luray Avenue extended, thence easterly along the center line of Luray Avenue extended and Luray Avenue and the Fork Election District to the center of West Criser Road, thence east-southeast with the center of West Criser Road and the Fork Election District to the center of South Royal Avenue, thence with the center of South Royal Avenue and with the Fork Election District north-northwest to the center of East Main Street, thence with the center of East Main Street and the Fork Election District east to the intersection of East Main Street and Commerce Avenue, the point of beginning.
E. 
North River Election District: Beginning at the point of intersection of the center lines of 6th Street and Manassas Avenue, such point being at the point of intersection of the Fork Election District, the North River Election District and the Shenandoah Election District, thence northerly with the center line of Manassas Avenue to the crossing of the Norfolk and Western Railroad, thence with the Shenandoah Election District and with the center line of the Norfolk and Western Railroad in a northeast direction to the Clarke County line, thence with the Clarke County line west-northwest to the intersection of the Clarke County line into the Frederick County line, thence with the Frederick County line south-southwest to a point near Nineveh, thence with the Frederick County line west to the intersection of the Frederick County line with the Shenandoah County line, thence with the Shenandoah County line to the center line of Strasburg Road, thence east with the center line of Strasburg Road to the overhead electric transmission lines that are the boundary line of the Town of Front Royal, thence southwesterly along the Town of Front Royal boundary line to the center of Punch Run, thence downstream with Punch Run to its confluence with the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, thence westerly with the center line of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River to a point in the center line of Kendrick Lane extended, thence southeasterly with the center line of Kendrick Lane extended, and then with the center line of Kendrick Lane southeasterly to its intersection with Sixth Street, thence with Sixth Street easterly to its intersection with Manassas Avenue, the point of beginning.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance stated that it would take effect 5-16-2011.
One Supervisor shall be elected from each election district created by this article.
[Amended 10-20-1981]
[Amended 8-19-2008]
Pursuant to authority contained in Code of Virginia 1950, as amended, §§ 24.2-307 and 24.2-310 through 24.2-310.1, the precincts and their respective polling places for the County are hereby created and established as set forth in this article.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 16-6, Enumeration; polling places, as amended, was repealed 5-10-2011; see now § 16-6.1.
[Added 5-10-2011[1]]
The precincts for each election district and the polling place for each precinct shall be as set forth below:
A. 
Fork Election District:
[Amended 8-18-2015; 9-15-2015]
Precinct
Polling Place
Town - Fork
Warren County Government Center
Otterburn
Front Royal - Warren County Airport Terminal Building
B. 
Happy Creek Election District:
Precinct
Polling Place
Happy Creek and Town - Happy Creek
Warren County High School
Linden
Linden Volunteer Fire Co. Fire Hall
C. 
North River Election District:
Precinct
Polling Place
Town - North River
Old Warren County Middle School (15th Street)
Riverton
North Warren Volunteer Fire Department
D. 
Shenandoah Election District:
Precinct
Polling Place
West Shenandoah and Town - West Shenandoah
Front Royal Volunteer Fire Department
East Shenandoah
Youth Center
E. 
South River Election District:
Precinct
Polling Place
Bentonville
South Warren Volunteer Fire Department
Browntown
Browntown Baptist Church Fellowship Hall
South River and Town - South River
Skyline High School
F. 
Central Absentee Precinct. The Central Absentee Voting Precinct, for the purpose of receiving, counting, and recording absentee ballots cast in Warren County for all elections, is established and is to be held at the Warren County Government Center, 220 North Commerce Avenue, Town of Front Royal, County of Warren, Virginia.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance stated that it would take effect 5-16-2011.
[1]
Editor's Note: Former § 16-7, Boundaries, as amended, was repealed 5-10-2011; see now § 16-7.1.
[Added 5-10-2011[1]]
The boundaries of the respective precincts are as set forth:
A. 
Fork Election District.
(1) 
Town - Fork Precinct: All that portion of the Fork Election District that lies within the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal.
(2) 
Otterburn Precinct: All that portion of the Fork Election District that lies outside the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal.
B. 
Happy Creek Election District.
(1) 
Happy Creek Precinct: All that portion of the Happy Creek Election District lying within the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal, together with the following portion of the Happy Creek Election District lying outside of the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal: Beginning at a point on the Fauquier County line where it is intersected by the Town — Happy Creek Election Precinct line being a line extended southeasterly from the southern terminus of Shenandoah Valley Drive, then with the Fauquier County line generally southwestward to a point where Intake Road extended intersects with the Fauquier County line, thence west along the center of Intake Road extended and Intake Road to its intersection with Rivinus Road, thence northwesterly along the center of Rivinus Road to Longhill Road extended, thence northwesterly along the center of Longhill Road extended and Longhill Road to ESA Lane, thence north along the center of ESA Lane and the eastern boundary of the Town of Front Royal to Happy Creek Road, thence east along the center of Happy Creek Road to the point where Interstate 66 passes over Happy Creek Road, thence south and east along the center of Interstate 66 to Dismal Hollow Road, thence easterly with the center of Dismal Hollow Road to Gore Road, thence southwest along the center of Gore Road to its intersection with John Marshall Highway, thence along the center of John Marshall Highway west to its intersection with Massanutten Mountain Drive, thence along the center of Massanutten Mountain Drive southeast and south then southwest to its intersection with Club House Drive, then south along the center of Club House Drive to its intersection with Skyline View Drive, then south along the center of Skyline View Drive to its intersection with the Short Piece Lane, thence east-northeast along the center of Short Piece Lane to its intersection with Shenandoah Valley Drive, then south then southeast along the center of Shenandoah Valley Drive and Shenandoah Valley Drive extended to the Fauquier County line, the point of beginning.
For town elections, there shall be an election precinct to be known as the Town of Front Royal - Happy Creek Precinct, which shall consist of that portion of the Happy Creek Election District lying within the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal.
(2) 
Linden Precinct: Beginning at a point on the Fauquier County line where it is intersected by the Town — Happy Creek Election Precinct line being a line extended southeasterly from the southern terminus of Shenandoah Valley Drive, then with the Fauquier County line generally eastward and northward to a point where the center line of Freezeland Road crosses the Fauquier County line, such point being approximately one thousand feet southwest of the intersection of Freezeland Road and a subdivision road currently named High Top Road, thence with the Shenandoah Election District as follows: along the center of Freezeland Road northeasterly to its intersection with High Top Road, thence with the center of High Top Road to its intersection with a subdivision road currently known as Crossway Lane, thence westerly with the center of Crossway Lane to its intersection with a subdivision road currently known as Cappy Road, thence west with the center of Cappy Road approximately three hundred seventy-five feet where it crosses an unnamed stream and drainageway, thence north with the center of the unnamed stream to its confluence with Howellsville Branch, thence westerly with the center of Howellsville Branch to where it is crossed by Howellsville Road thence southwesterly with the center of Howellsville Road until Howellsville Road connects with Oregon Hollow Road, thence southerly with the center of Oregon Hollow Road to its intersection with Dismal Hollow Road, thence along the Town — Happy Creek Election Precinct line as follows: along the center line of Dismal Hollow Road south and then east-southeast to its intersection with Gore Road, thence southwest along the center of Gore Road to its intersection with John Marshall Highway, thence along the center of John Marshall Highway west to its intersection with Massanutten Mountain Drive, thence along the center of Massanutten Mountain Drive southeast and south then southwest to its intersection with Club House Drive, then south along the center of Club House Drive to its intersection with Skyline View Drive, then south along the center of Skyline View Drive to its intersection with the Short Piece Lane, thence east-northeast along the center of Short Piece Lane to its intersection with Shenandoah Valley Drive, then south then southeast along the center of Shenandoah Valley Drive and Shenandoah Valley Drive extended to the Fauquier County line, the point of beginning.
C. 
North River Election District.
(1) 
Town - North River Precinct: All that portion of the North River Election District that lies within the boundary of the Town of Front Royal.
(2) 
Riverton Precinct: All that portion of the North River Election District that lies outside the boundary of the Town of Front Royal.
D. 
Shenandoah Election District.
(1) 
West Shenandoah Precinct: All that portion of the Shenandoah Election District lying within the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal, together with all that portion of the Shenandoah Election District lying outside of the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal which is west of the Shenandoah River.
For Town elections, there shall be an election precinct to be known as the Town — West Shenandoah Precinct, which shall consist of that portion of the Shenandoah Election District lying within the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal.
(2) 
East Shenandoah Precinct: All that portion of the Shenandoah Election District lying outside the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal which is east of the Shenandoah River.
E. 
South River Election District:
(1) 
Bentonville Precinct: Beginning at a point on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River at its intersection with Gooney Creek, thence with the meanders of the Shenandoah River westerly for a distance of three and six-tenths miles to the westernmost point of the first western bend of said river, thence around such bend in a southeasterly direction for a distance of approximately one thousand three hundred feet to a point due north of an unnamed run, thence south to the point where said run enters the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and with the center of said run and the Fork Election District south then west to the point where it is crossed by Panhandle Road (such point being approximately two and one-tenth road miles north from the center of the Route 613 low-water bridge), thence continuing with the center of said run to the point of its beginning which lies within the George Washington National Forest, thence continuing in a northwesterly direction up the slope of the Massanutten Mountain to the intersection of the Shenandoah County line, thence with the Shenandoah County line southwest to the point of intersection of the Page County - Warren County boundary line with the Shenandoah County - Warren County boundary line, thence southeasterly with the Page County line to its intersection with Mathews Arm Road, thence northerly with Mathews Arm Road to its intersection with Gimlet Ridge Trail, thence northerly with Gimlet Ridge Trail to the boundary of Shenandoah National Park, thence northerly along an unnamed trail to a point on Bentonville Road approximately 2,000 feet east of its intersection with Jennings Lane, thence easterly on Bentonville Road to its intersection with William Vincent Road, thence northerly with William Vincent Road to its intersection with Buck Mountain Road, thence westerly, then northerly along Buck Mountain Road approximately 4,000 feet to its intersection with Forest Court, thence northerly with Forest Court to its end and then continuing with an unnamed trail to Gooney Creek, thence along Gooney Creek to the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and the place of beginning.
(2) 
Browntown Precinct: Beginning at a point on Stonewall Jackson Highway (U. S. Route 340) where it crosses over Gooney Creek, a corner to the Bentonville Precinct, thence north along the center line of Stonewall Jackson Highway (U. S. Route 340) to where it crosses Dry Run, thence with Dry Run to a point on Skyline Drive, thence with the line of Skyline Drive in a southerly direction to the Rappahannock County line, thence with the Rappahannock County line southwesterly to the intersection of the Page County line and Rappahannock County line, thence northerly along the Page County line to its intersection with Mathews Arm Road, thence northerly with Mathews Arm Road to its intersection with Gimlet Ridge Trail, thence northerly with Gimlet Ridge Trail to the boundary of Shenandoah National Park, thence northerly along an unnamed trail to a point on Bentonville Road approximately 2,000 feet east of its intersection with Jennings Lane, thence easterly on Bentonville Road to its intersection with William Vincent Road, thence northerly with William Vincent Road to its intersection with Buck Mountain Road, thence westerly, then northerly along Buck Mountain approximately 4,000 feet to its intersection with Forest Court, thence northerly with Forest Court to its end and then continuing with an unnamed trail to Gooney Creek, thence along Gooney Creek to where it crosses Stonewall Jackson Highway (U. S. Route 340), the place of beginning.
(3) 
South River Precinct: Beginning at a point in the center of Commerce Avenue at its intersection with East Main Street, thence with the center line of Commerce Avenue to its intersection with John Marshall Highway, thence east along the center line of John Marshall Highway to its intersection with ESA Lane, thence south along the center line of ESA Lane and ESA Lane extended to to the center line of Longhill Road extended, thence south and southeasterly along the center line of Longhill Road extended and Longhill Road to its intersection with Rivinus Road, thence southeasterly along the center line of Rivinus Road to its intersection with Intake Road, thence east along the center line of Intake Road and Intake Road extended to the Fauquier County line, thence southwesterly with the Fauquier County line and the Rappahannock County line southwest to its intersection with Skyline Drive, thence northwards along the centerline of Skyline Drive to Dry Run, thence northeasterly downstream along Dry Run to where it crosses under Stonewall Jackson Highway (U. S. Route 340), thence south along the center of Stonewall Jackson Highway (U. S. Route 340) to where it crosses over Gooney Creek, thence west along the center of Gooney Creek to the center of the South Fork of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River, thence down the center of the meanders of the South Fork of the Shenandoah River northeast to the center of Luray Avenue extended, thence easterly along the center line of Luray Avenue extended and Luray Avenue and the Fork Election District to the center of West Criser Road, thence east-southeast with the center of West Criser Road and the Fork Election District to the center of South Royal Avenue, thence with the center of South Royal Avenue and with the Fork Election District north-northwest to the center of East Main Street, thence with the center of East Main Street and the Fork Election District east to the intersection of East Main Street and Commerce Avenue, the point of beginning.
For Town elections, there shall be an election precinct to be known as the Town —South River Precinct, which shall consist of that portion of the South River Election District lying within the corporate limits of the Town of Front Royal.
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance stated that it would take effect 5-16-2011.