Montgomery County / Roanoke County

Montgomery County / Roanoke County (HMFSC)

Location: Lafayette, VA 24087 Botetourt County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 14.044', W 80° 11.595'

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Montgomery County
Area 401 Square Miles

Formed in 1776 from Fincastle, and named for General Richard Montgomery, killed at Quebec, 1775. The Virginia Polytechnic Institute is here.

Roanoke County
Area 305 Square Miles

Formed in 1838 from Botetourt and Montgomery, and probably named for Roanoke River. General Andrew Lewis lived here. The city of Roanoke is known as the "Magic City" of the south.
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HM NumberHMFSC
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Marker NumberZ 105
Year Placed1929
Placed ByConservation and Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 5:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 571561 N 4121143
Decimal Degrees37.23406667, -80.19325000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.044', W 80° 11.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 2.64" N, 80° 11' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9119 Lee Highway, Lafayette VA 24087, US
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