Clay County / Calhoun County

Clay County / Calhoun County (HM2JOJ)

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N 38° 38.505', W 81° 3.375'

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Clay County. Formed in 1858 from Braxton and Nicholas. Named for the great Kentuckian, Henry Clay, who was so popular in western Virginia that in 1820 a monument was erected to him for his part in bringing the National Road to Wheeling.

Calhoun County. Formed in 1856 from Gilmer. Named for John C. Calhoun, the eminent statesman from South Carolina. This is an important oil and gas producing county. Calhoun is largely devoted to farming and has been prominent in livestock production.
Year Placed2009
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
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Date Added Saturday, August 17th, 2019 at 11:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 495104 N 4277023
Decimal Degrees38.64175000, -81.05625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.505', W 81° 3.375'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 30.3" N, 81° 3' 22.5" W
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