Botetourt County / Bedford County

Botetourt County / Bedford County (HM135G)

Location: Blue Ridge, VA 24064 Bedford County
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N 37° 23.104', W 79° 45.842'

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Area 548 Square Miles / Area 791 Square Miles

Botetourt County. Formed in 1769 from Augusta, and named for Lord Botetourt, Governor of Virginia, 1768-1770. Buchanan was the western terminus of the noted James River and Kanawha Canal.

Bedford County. Formed in 1753 from Lunenburg and Albemarle, and named for the fourth Duke of Bedford, English statesman. The Peaks of Otter are in this County.
HM NumberHM135G
Marker NumberZ-68
Year Placed1928
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 7:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 609416 N 4138307
Decimal Degrees37.38506667, -79.76403333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 23.104', W 79° 45.842'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 23' 6.24" N, 79° 45' 50.52" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2760-2768 State Rte 698, Blue Ridge VA 24064, US
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