Marion County / Wetzel County

Marion County / Wetzel County (HM1CJZ)

Location: Metz, WV 26585 Lampasas County
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N 39° 38.516', W 80° 25.101'

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Marion County
Side A
Formed, 1842, from Harrison and Monongalia. Named for hero of the Revolution, Gen. Francis Marion. County was home of Francis H. Pierpont, leader in formation of this State. The Monongahela River forms just above Fairmont.
Wetzel County
Side B
Formed in 1846 from Tyler. Named for Lewis Wetzel, the great frontiersman, who with his brothers during Indian days, ranged the settlements from their home in Marshall County throughout northern West Virginia.
Year Placed1978
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 9:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 549907 N 4388178
Decimal Degrees39.64193333, -80.41835000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 38.516', W 80° 25.101'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 38' 30.96" N, 80° 25' 6.06" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 21 Hornet Hwy, Metz WV 26585, US
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