State Line

State Line (HM1BIL)

Location: Tucson, AL 85701 Pima County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 0.318', W 87° 49.278'

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In 1663, King Charles II of England granted the colony of Carolina all the land between 31 and 36 degreesnorth latitude from the Atlantic Ocean "westin a direct line as far as the South Seas."The separation of North and South Carolina fixedthe boundary between them at 35 degrees in 1735.North Carolina's release of land claims west of theAppalachian Mountains permitted establishment of theState of Tennessee with the same southern boundary.John Coffee, one of Andrew Jackson's generalsat the Battle of New Orleans, supervised survey of the line between 1817 and 1822.
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HM NumberHM1BIL
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Placed ByUnited States Department of the interior National Park Services
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 8:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 425058 N 3873938
Decimal Degrees35.00530000, -87.82130000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.318', W 87° 49.278'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 19.08" N, 87° 49' 16.68" W
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Area Code(s)520
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 270-298 Natchez Trace Pkwy, Tucson AL 85701, US
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