Rocky Mount

Rocky Mount (HM18UE)

Location: Rocky Mt, VA 24151 Franklin County
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N 36° 59.717', W 79° 53.348'

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This place was established as the county seat when Franklin County was formed. The first court was held in March, 1786. The first (log) courthouse was replaced in 1831. In 1836 the town consisted of 30 dwellings and a number of business houses. General Jubal A. Early practiced law here. The town was incorporated in 1873. The present courthouse was built in 1909.
HM NumberHM18UE
Marker NumberA-60
Year Placed1941
Placed ByVirginia Conversation Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:34am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 598848 N 4094925
Decimal Degrees36.99528333, -79.88913333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 59.717', W 79° 53.348'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 59' 43.02" N, 79° 53' 20.88" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 305 S Main St, Rocky Mt VA 24151, US
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