Giles County / West Virginia

Giles County / West Virginia (HM1KX2)

Location: Rich Creek, VA 24147
Country: United States of America

N 37° 23.834', W 80° 48.094'

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Giles County. Formed in 1806 from Montgomery, Tazewell and Monroe, and named for William B. Giles, United States Senator and Governor of Virginia, 1827-1830. Mountain Lake is in this county.

West Virginia. West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state in 1863.
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HM NumberHM1KX2
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Marker NumberZ-289
Year Placed1951
Placed ByVirginia State Library
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 517563 N 4138958
Decimal Degrees37.39723333, -80.80156667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 23.834', W 80° 48.094'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 23' 50.04" N, 80° 48' 5.64" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 992-998 US-219, Rich Creek VA 24147, US
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