It was established in 1750 as a merger between Tryggevælde County and Vordingborg County. Møn County was added in 1803.
It was abolished in 1970, merging with Maribo County to form Storstrøm County.
List of former hundreds (herreder)
- Bjæverskov Herred
- Bårse Herred
- Fakse Herred
- Hammer Herred
- Mønbo Herred
- Stevns Herred
- Tybjerg Herred
This article incorporates material from the corresponding article on the Danish Wikipedia, accessed 1 May 2007.