Roanoke County / Botetourt County

Roanoke County / Botetourt County (HMBQD)

Location: Hollins, VA 24019 Roanoke County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 21.329', W 79° 55.795'

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Roanoke County
Area 305 Square Miles
Formed in 1838 from Botetourt and Montgomery, and probably named for the Roanoke River. General Andrew Lewis lived here. The city of Roanoke is known as the Magic City of the South.

Botetourt County
Area 548 Square Miles
Formed in 1769 from Augusta, and named for Lord Botetourt, Governor of Virginia 1768-70. Buchanan was the western terminus of the noted James River and Kanawha Canal.
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HM NumberHMBQD
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Marker NumberZ-106
Year Placed1940
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 12:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 594768 N 4134845
Decimal Degrees37.35548333, -79.92991667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 21.329', W 79° 55.795'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 21' 19.74" N, 79° 55' 47.70" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8229-8275 Lee Highway, Hollins VA 24019, US
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