Rockingham County / Shenandoah County

Rockingham County / Shenandoah County (HM3WK)

Location: New Market, VA 22844 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 38.007', W 78° 40.965'

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Rockingham County. Area 876 square miles. Formed in 1778 from Augusta, and named for the Marquis of Rockingham, British statesman. John Sevier, of Tennessee, was born in this county. In it took place the battles of Cross Keys and Port Republic, 1862.

Shenandoah County. Area 510 square miles. Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, governor of Virginia, 1771-1775. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
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HM NumberHM3WK
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Marker NumberZ-178
Year Placed1929
Placed ByThe Conservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 9:18am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 701698 N 4278648
Decimal Degrees38.63345000, -78.68275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.007', W 78° 40.965'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 0.42" N, 78° 40' 57.90" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-24 US-11, New Market VA 22844, US
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