Nansemond County / Norfolk County

Nansemond County / Norfolk County (HM17E)

Location: Suffolk, VA 23321
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N 36° 46.253', W 76° 27.824'

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Nansemond County.
Area 423 Square Miles.
Formed in 1637 from New Norfolk County, it was first called Upper Norfolk County, but in 1642 it was named Nansemond for an Indian Tribe. Dismal Swamp is partly in this county.

Norfolk County.
Area 415 Square Miles.
Formed in 1637, when New Norfolk County was divided into Upper Norfolk and Lower Norfolk. The name is that of an English County. The battle of Great Bridge, 1775, took place in this county, and in the waters near its shores the warship Merrimac performed her exploits, 1862.
HM NumberHM17E
Marker NumberZ-235
Year Placed1931
Placed ByConservation and Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 9:09pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 369368 N 4070455
Decimal Degrees36.77088333, -76.46373333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 46.253', W 76° 27.824'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 46' 15.18" N, 76° 27' 49.44" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5428-5516 W Military Hwy, Suffolk VA 23321, US
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