Marion County / Monongalia County

Marion County / Monongalia County (HM1E5S)

Location: Rivesville, WV 26588 Monongalia County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 34.218', W 80° 6.318'

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Marion County
Formed 1842, from Harrison and Monongalia. Named for hero of Revolution, Gen. Francis Marion. County was home of Francis H. Pierpont, leader in the formation of this State. The Monongahela River forms just above Fairmount.

Monongalia County
Formed, 1776, from District of West Augusta. All or parts of 21 other counties, including three in Pennsylvania, were carved from it. Named for the Monongahela River, bearing an Indian name, which means the "River of Caving Banks."
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HM NumberHM1E5S
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Year Placed1984
Placed ByWest Virginia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 16th, 2014 at 9:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 576848 N 4380448
Decimal Degrees39.57030000, -80.10530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 34.218', W 80° 6.318'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 34' 13.08" N, 80° 6' 19.08" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4499 Fairmont Rd, Rivesville WV 26588, US
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