Jefferson County / Berkeley County

Jefferson County / Berkeley County (HM1OV)

Location: Kearneysville, WV 25430 Montgomery County
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N 39° 19.183', W 77° 59.317'

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Jefferson County. Formed, 1801, from Berkeley. Named for Thomas Jefferson. Home of Gens. Gates, Darke, and Charles Lee. Here four companies of Washington's men organized. Shepherdstown was strongly urged as the seat of the National Capitol.

Berkeley County. Formed from Frederick in 1772. Named for Norborne Berkeley, Baron Botetourt, governor of Virginia, 1768-1770. Home of many leaders in the Revolution. As early as 1774, George Washington had orchards planted here.
HM NumberHM1OV
Year Placed1974
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 242355 N 4356516
Decimal Degrees39.31971667, -77.98861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 19.183', W 77° 59.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 19' 10.98" N, 77° 59' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 186-198 WV-51, Kearneysville WV 25430, US
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