Madison County / Culpeper County

Madison County / Culpeper County (HM2KG)

Location: Rapidan, VA 22733 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 21.187', W 78° 6.793'

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(North Facing Side): Madison County
Area 324 Square Miles

Formed in 1792 from Culpeper, and named for James Madison, "Father of the American Constitution" and President of the United States. Governor Spotswood's exploring expedition passed here, 1716.

(South Facing Side): Culpeper County
Area 384 Square Miles

Formed in 1748 from Orange, and named for Lord Culpeper, Governor of Virginia, 1680-1683. The Battle of Cedar Mountain, 1862, was fought in this county.
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HM NumberHM2KG
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Marker NumberZ 188
Year Placed1935
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:00am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 752256 N 4248940
Decimal Degrees38.35311667, -78.11321667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 21.187', W 78° 6.793'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 21' 11.22" N, 78° 6' 47.58" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 36 US-15, Rapidan VA 22733, US
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