Frederick County Va. / West Virginia

Frederick County Va. / West Virginia (HM1FW)

Location: Capon Bridge, WV 26711 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 17.083', W 78° 23.546'

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(West Facing Side): Frederick County Va.
Area 435 Square Miles

Formed in 1738 from Orange and named for Frederick, Prince of Wales, father of King George III. Several battles were fought in the vicinity of Winchester 1862-1864

(East Facing Side): West Virginia

West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the union in 1863.
HM NumberHM1FW
Marker NumberZ 217
Year Placed1929
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 12:50pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 724901 N 4351614
Decimal Degrees39.28471667, -78.39243333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 17.083', W 78° 23.546'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 17' 4.98" N, 78° 23' 32.76" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6444 US-50, Capon Bridge WV 26711, US
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