Braxton County/Gilmore County

Braxton County/Gilmore County (HM1E6M)

Location: Burnsville, WV 26335 Braxton County
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N 38° 52.602', W 80° 42.264'

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Braxton County
Formed in 1836 from Lewis, Kanawha, and Nicholas. Named for Carter Braxton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Washington planned to establish important point in project for western communication in this county.

Gilmore County
Formed in 1845 from Kanawha and Lewis. Named for Thomas Walker Gilmer, Secretary of the Navy in Tyler's cabinet, who was killed in an accident on a war vessel. Farming is important, particularly sheep and cattle raising.
HM NumberHM1E6M
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 7:58am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 525640 N 4303135
Decimal Degrees38.87670000, -80.70440000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 52.602', W 80° 42.264'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 52' 36.12" N, 80° 42' 15.84" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3966 Burnsville Rd, Burnsville WV 26335, US
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