Giles County/Bland County Historical

Giles County/Bland County Historical (HM1VGI)

Location: Bland, VA 24315 Bland County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 10.932', W 80° 51.818'

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Giles County
Area 369 square miles
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.

Bland County
Area 360 square miles
Formed in 1861 from Wythe, Tazewell and Giles. Named for Richard Bland, Revolutionary leader. This county is rich in coal.
Year Placed1946
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, November 1st, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 512104 N 4115093
Decimal Degrees37.18220000, -80.86363333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 10.932', W 80° 51.818'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 10' 55.92" N, 80° 51' 49.08" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)276
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near VA-42, Bland VA 24315, US
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