Frederick County / Shenandoah County

Frederick County / Shenandoah County (HM1OG)

Location: Middletown, VA 22645
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N 39° 0.39', W 78° 18.978'

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(South Facing Side): Frederick County
Area 485 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.

(North Facing Side): Shenandoah County
Area 510 Square Miles

Formed in 1772 from Frederick, and first named Dunmore for Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia, 1771-1775. In 1778 the county was renamed for the Shenandoah River.
HM NumberHM1OG
Marker NumberZ 179
Year Placed1946
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 7:47am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 732382 N 4320924
Decimal Degrees39.00650000, -78.31630000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 0.39', W 78° 18.978'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 0' 23.40" N, 78° 18' 58.68" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9498 US-11, Middletown VA 22645, US
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