New Kent County

New Kent County (HMBIN)

Location: West Point, VA 23181 New Kent County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 31.186', W 76° 49.908'

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Established in 1654 from York and named for County Kent, England. In it are Chestnut Grove, Birthplace of Martha (Dandridge) Custis; White House, home of Martha Custis; Poplar Grove, where Martha Custis met George Washington; St. Peter's church, where Washington was married to her; Eltham, where John Parke Custis, Washington's stepson, died in 1781; Barhamsville, where Patrick Henry received money to pay for powder seized by Lord Dunmore, 1775; Providence Forge, remains of one of the oldest iron forges in America. New Kent County was traversed by Cornwallis and Lafayette in 1781.
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Year Placed1931
Placed ByNew Kent County Citizens' Association
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Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 338122 N 4154110
Decimal Degrees37.51976667, -76.83180000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 31.186', W 76° 49.908'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 31' 11.16" N, 76° 49' 54.48" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18600 Eltham Rd, West Point VA 23181, US
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