Hampshire County / Virginia

Hampshire County / Virginia (HM1LDJ)

Location: Cross Junction, VA 22625 Frederick County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 21.497', W 78° 21.854'

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Hampshire County
Oldest county; established by the Virginia Assembly, 1754. Formed from Frederick and Augusta. Lord Fairfax, owner, named it for the English shire of the same name. Ice Mountain and Hanging Rocks are among its natural wonders.

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Virginia
Named for Queen Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen of England. Site of the first permanent English settlement, 1607, in America. One of the 13 original colonies. Virginia is the birthplace of eight Presidents of the United States.
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HM NumberHM1LDJ
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 727095 N 4359850
Decimal Degrees39.35828333, -78.36423333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 21.497', W 78° 21.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 21' 29.82" N, 78° 21' 51.24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1860 Bloomery Pike, Cross Junction VA 22625, US
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