Warrenton

Warrenton (HM63)

Location: Warrenton, VA 20186 Fauquier County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 42.819', W 77° 47.723'

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The first court house for Fauquier County was built in 1760 on two acres of land belonging to Richard Henry Lee. The settlement that sprang up in its vicinity was first known as Fauquier Court House and under that name was laid off as a town to contain eight acres, in a survey made by James Routt, Dec. 4, 1790.
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The court house settlement was established as a municipality under the name of Warrenton, Jan. 5, 1810, and a survey was made May 8, 1811, by which seventy-one acres wre included in the town limits. Warrenton was incorporated by act of assembly. Jan. 16, 1816.
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HM NumberHM63
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Placed ByFauquier Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 4:03am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 256949 N 4288710
Decimal Degrees38.71365000, -77.79538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.819', W 77° 47.723'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 49.14" N, 77° 47' 43.38" W
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Area Code(s)703, 540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-9 Court St, Warrenton VA 20186, US
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