Rockbridge County / Botetourt County

Rockbridge County / Botetourt County (HM11RB)

Location: Natural Bridge Station, VA 24579 Stafford County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 36.576', W 79° 35.79'

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Rockbridge County
Area 616 Square Miles


Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt, and named for the Natural Bridge. Samuel Houston and Cyrus H. McCormick were born in this county. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried in Lexington. Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute are there.

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Botetourt County
Area 548 Square Miles


Formed in 1769 from Augusta, and named for Lord Botetourt, Governor of Virginia, 1768-1770. Buchanan was the western terminus of the noted James River and Kanawha Canal.
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HM NumberHM11RB
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Marker NumberZ 129
Year Placed1929
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:06pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 623877 N 4163426
Decimal Degrees37.60960000, -79.59650000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 36.576', W 79° 35.79'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 36' 34.56" N, 79° 35' 47.40" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8236-8284 State Rte F-055, Natural Bridge Station VA 24579, US
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