Cumberland County / Powhatan County

Cumberland County / Powhatan County (HMDY4)

Location: Powhatan, VA 23139 Powhatan County
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N 37° 28.733', W 78° 7.537'

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Cumberland County
Area 293 square miles
Formed in 1748 from Goochland, and named for the Duke of Cumberland, second son of King George II. The earliest call for independence came from this county, April 22, 1776.

Powhatan County
Area 273 square miles
Formed in 1777 from Cumberland and Chesterfield and named for Powhatan, the noted Indian ruler. Many Huguenots settled in this county, 1699-1700. Here Robert E. Lee spent the summer of 1865.
HM NumberHMDY4
Marker NumberZ 50
Year Placed1947
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 8:49am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 754166 N 4151879
Decimal Degrees37.47888333, -78.12561667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 28.733', W 78° 7.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 28' 43.98" N, 78° 7' 32.22" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6698 Old Buckingham Rd, Powhatan VA 23139, US
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