Lunenburg, a S. E. county of Virginia, bounded N. by the Nottoway and S. by the Meherrin river; area, 410 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 10,403, of whom 6,059 were colored. The surface is generally level and the soil moderately fertile. The Richmond and Danville railroad skirts the N. W. part. The chief productions in 1870 were 38,529 bushels of wheat, 107,174 of Indian corn, 77,394 of oats, 963,673 lbs. of tobacco, and 33,667 of butter. There were 1,109 horses, 1,487 milch cows, 2,240 other cattle, 2,639 sheep, and 5,698 swine. Capital, Lewistown.
Lunenburg, a S. E. county of Nova Scotia, Canada, bordering on the Atlantic, and watered by the La Have river and other streams; area, 1,115 sq. m.; pop. in 1871, 23,834, of whom 16,612 were of German, 3,439 of English, 1,684 of French, 987 of Irish, and 781 of Scotch origin or descent. The coast is indented by numerous bays. The climate is fine and the soil good. Farming and fishing are the chief occupations. Capital, Lunenburg.