. The Governorate was renamed into Mogilev Viceroyalty which was demolished in 1796, and its counties became part of Belarus Governorate with Vitebsk as its administrative center. Mogilev Governorate was re-establsihed in 1802 and its former counties returned to its rule, divided into 39 stans (unit of administrative division, part of county or principality) and 147 volost (part of provincial counties). In 1849, Babinovichsky county was demolished and became part of Orshansky county; in 1852, Belitsky county was renamed into Gomelsky county, and Starobykhovsky county was renamed into Bykhovsky countyr. Kopysky county was demolished in 1861, its former territory divided among Sennensky, Orshansky and newly-established Goretzky, which has also acquired a part of Orshansky county. Starting with September 1917, Mogilev Governorate became part of Western Oblast; became part of BNR established on 25.03.1918; from the beginning of January 1919, as a part of BSSR, later that year in February as part of RSFSR. Mogilev Governorate was demolished on 11.7.1919, nine of its counties became part of Gomel Governorate, Mstislavsky county was transferred to Smolensk Governorate, and Sennensky county was transferred to Vitebsk Governorate.