Roanoke County / Franklin County

Roanoke County / Franklin County (HM13M6)

Location: Boones Mill, VA 24065 Franklin County
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N 37° 8.373', W 79° 58.339'

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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 Gate City of the South.

Franklin County
Area 697 Square Miles

Formed in 1785 from Henry and Bedford and added to from Patrick. Named for Benjamin Franklin. General Jubal A. Early lived in this county.
HM NumberHM13M6
Marker NumberZ 69
Year Placed1949
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 12:26pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 591273 N 4110847
Decimal Degrees37.13955000, -79.97231667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 8.373', W 79° 58.339'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 8' 22.38" N, 79° 58' 20.34" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 27214 Virgil H Goode Hwy, Boones Mill VA 24065, US
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