Frederick County / Shenandoah County

Frederick County / Shenandoah County (HM5WA)

Location: Strasburg, VA 22641 Albemarle County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 4.917', W 78° 25.533'

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Frederick County. Area 485 Square Miles. Formed in 1738 from Orange, and named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, Father of King George III. Several battles were fought in the vicinity of Winchester, 1862-1864.

Shenandoah County. Area 510 Square Miles. Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia, 1771-1775. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
HM NumberHM5WA
Marker NumberZ-283
Year Placed1947
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 4:39pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 722684 N 4329025
Decimal Degrees39.08195000, -78.42555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 4.917', W 78° 25.533'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 4' 55.02" N, 78° 25' 31.98" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2400-2602 John Marshall Hwy, Strasburg VA 22641, US
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