Fincastle (HM1KZ7)

Location: Fincastle, VA 24090 Botetourt County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 29.938', W 79° 52.76'

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Miller's place here was selected as the county seat of Botetourt in 1770. In 1772 the town of Fincastle was established on land donated by Israel Christian and named for Lord Fincastle, eldest son of Governor Lord Dunmore. It was incorporated in 1828. In 1845 it has a population of 700. Present courthouse was erected about 1850.
HM NumberHM1KZ7
Marker NumberD-28
Year Placed1941
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, June 7th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599058 N 4150816
Decimal Degrees37.49896667, -79.87933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 29.938', W 79° 52.76'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 29' 56.28" N, 79° 52' 45.6" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 151 Botetourt Rd, Fincastle VA 24090, US
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