Alleghany County / Rockbridge County

Alleghany County / Rockbridge County (HMV83)

Location: Goshen, VA 24439 Rockbridge County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 52.223', W 79° 37.401'

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Alleghany County
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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Rockbridge County
Area 616 Square Miles


Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt, and named for the Natural Bridge. Samuel Houston and Cyrus H. McCormick were born in this county. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried in Lexington. Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute are there.
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HM NumberHMV83
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Marker NumberZ 77
Year Placed1940
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 1:25pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 621081 N 4192326
Decimal Degrees37.87038333, -79.62335000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 52.223', W 79° 37.401'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 52' 13.38" N, 79° 37' 24.06" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2334 State Rte 850, Goshen VA 24439, US
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