Orange County / Louisa County

Orange County / Louisa County (HMBM7)

Location: Gordonsville, VA 22942 Louisa County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 7.926', W 78° 12.354'

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Area 359 Square Miles / Area 516 Square Miles

Orange County. Formed in 1734 from Spotsylvania, and named for the Prince of Orange, who in that year married Princess Anne, daughter of King George II. President James Madison lived in this county and President Zachary Taylor was born here.

Louisa County. Formed in 1742 from Hanover, and named for the Queen of Denmark, daughter of King George II. Patrick Henry lived in this county for some years. In it was fought the cavalry Battle of Trevilians, 1864.
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HM NumberHMBM7
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Marker NumberZ-277
Year Placed1946
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 8:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 744897 N 4224160
Decimal Degrees38.13210000, -78.20590000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 7.926', W 78° 12.354'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 7' 55.56" N, 78° 12' 21.24" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9936-10062 Gordon Ave, Gordonsville VA 22942, US
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