Amherst County / Rockbridge County

Amherst County / Rockbridge County (HM1Z7B)

Location: Big Island, VA 24526 Amherst County
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N 37° 36.445', W 79° 25.853'

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Rockbridge County
Area 616 square miles
Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt, and named for the Natural Bridge. Samuel Houston and Cyrus H. McCormick were born in this county. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried in Lexington. Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute are there.

Amherst County
Area 470 square miles
Formed in 1761 from Albemarle, and named for Jeffery, Lord Amherst, British commander in The French And Indian War. Balcony Falls are in this county.
HM NumberHM1Z7B
Year Placed1928
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 26th, 2017 at 12:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 638499 N 4163416
Decimal Degrees37.60741667, -79.43088333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 36.445', W 79° 25.853'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 36' 26.7" N, 79° 25' 51.18" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)434
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-501, Big Island VA 24526, US
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