West Virginia / Alleghany County, Virginia

West Virginia / Alleghany County, Virginia (HMV7P)

Location: Covington, VA 24426
Country: United States of America

N 37° 48.637', W 80° 11.307'

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West Virginia

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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Alleghany County, Virginia
Area 458 Square Miles


Formed in 1822 from Bath, Botetourt, and Monroe, and named for the Alleghany Mountains. At Fort Mann in this county a battle took place between settlers and Indians led by Cornstalk, 1763.
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HM NumberHMV7P
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Marker NumberZ 286
Year Placed1948
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 27th, 2014 at 1:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 571435 N 4185113
Decimal Degrees37.81061667, -80.18845000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.637', W 80° 11.307'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 38.22" N, 80° 11' 18.42" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6879 Welcome Center Dr, Covington VA 24426, US
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