Fayette County / Raleigh County

Fayette County / Raleigh County (HM2LF4)

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N 37° 51.294', W 81° 4.248'

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Fayette County. Formed in 1831 from Nicholas,
Greenbrier, Kanawha, Logan.
Named for General Lafayette.
On New River, 1671, Batts
and Fallam officially claimed
Mississippi Valley for Great
Britain in opposition to the
claim of France.

Raleigh County. Formed, 1850. from Fayette.
Named for Sir Walter Raleigh.
who planted the first English
colony in America. Beckley the
county seat, was founded by
Alfred Beckley and named for
his father. John, first clerk of
the House of Representatives.
HM NumberHM2LF4
Year Placed1964
Placed ByWest Virginia Historic Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 3rd, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 493771 N 4189718
Decimal Degrees37.85490000, -81.07080000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 51.294', W 81° 4.248'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 51' 17.64" N, 81° 4' 14.88" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
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