West Virginia / Giles County Virginia

West Virginia / Giles County Virginia (HMN8X)

Location: Glen Lyn, VA 24093 Stafford County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 22.054', W 80° 52.088'

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West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant in 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the Union in 1863.

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Formed in 1806 from Montgomery, Tazewell and Monroe, and named for William B. Giles, United States Senator, and Governor of Virginia, 1827-1830. Mountain Lake is in this county.
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HM NumberHMN8X
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Marker NumberZ-211
Year Placed1929
Placed ByVirginia Conservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 9:15pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 511676 N 4135657
Decimal Degrees37.36756667, -80.86813333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 22.054', W 80° 52.088'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 22' 3.24" N, 80° 52' 5.28" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 490 Virginia Ave, Glen Lyn VA 24093, US
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