Nelson County / Amherst County

Nelson County / Amherst County (HM6L6)

Location: Gladstone, VA 24553 Appomattox County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 34.212', W 78° 54.692'

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Nelson County
Area 473 Square Miles

Formed in 1761 from Albemarle, and named for Jeffrey, Lord Amherst, British commander in the French and Indian War. Balcony Falls are in this county. (Reverse) Nelson County Z-137 Formed in 1807 from Amherst, and named for General Thomas Nelson, Governor of Virginia, 1781. Oak Ridge, an old home, is in this county.

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Amherst 470 County
Area Square Miles

Formed in 1781 from Albemarle, and named for Jeffrey, Lord Amherst, British commander in the French and Indian War. Balcony Falls are in this county.
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Details
HM NumberHM6L6
Marker NumberZ 137
Year Placed1934
Placed ByConservation and Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 3:28pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 684437 N 4160179
Decimal Degrees37.57020000, -78.91153333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.212', W 78° 54.692'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 12.72" N, 78° 54' 41.52" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21921-22217 US-60, Gladstone VA 24553, US
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