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Folly is an unincorporated community in Northumberland County, in the U.S. state of Virginia.

According to tradition, a lumberman made a "folly" when he overestimated the amount of timber in the area, hence the name.

Coordinates: 37°52′46″N 76°19′40″W / 37.87944°N 76.32778°W / 37.87944; -76.32778

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