First County Seat

First County Seat (HM18O6)

Location: Galax, VA 24333
Country: United States of America

N 36° 39.278', W 80° 57.627'

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Here at Old Town, in 1794, was built the first courthouse of Grayson County. The land was donated by Flower Switft. A second courthouse was built in 1838. The county seat was removed to Independence about 1850.
HM NumberHM18O6
Marker NumberU-25
Year Placed1930
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 4:48pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 503534 N 4056561
Decimal Degrees36.65463333, -80.96045000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 39.278', W 80° 57.627'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 39' 16.68" N, 80° 57' 37.62" W
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Area Code(s)276
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1157 Greenville Rd, Galax VA 24333, US
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