Washington, Virginia

Washington, Virginia (HM57P)

Location: Washington, VA 22747 Rappahannock County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 42.843', W 78° 8.837'

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The First of Them All

One of more than thirty Washingtons in the United States, only this town, "The First Washington of All," was surveyed and platted by George Washington on the 24th day of July (old style) 1749. He was assisted by John Lonem and Edward Corder as chainmen. The General Assembly of Virginia officially established it as a town in 1796 and incorporated it in 1894. Washington has served as the county seat of Rappahannock County since 1833.
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HM NumberHM57P
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Marker NumberC-9A
Year Placed1996
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 6:36pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 748035 N 4288908
Decimal Degrees38.71405000, -78.14728333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.843', W 78° 8.837'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 50.58" N, 78° 8' 50.22" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4 Library Rd, Washington VA 22747, US
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