— Named in His HonorPreface: Newport News was a small community located in Warwick County until late in the 19th century. Established as a town in 1880, it was incorporated as a city in 1896. Warwick County, one of the eight original Virginia shires formed by 1634, became extinct in 1952 when it was designated the city of Warwick. It merged with Newport News in 1958.
|Placed By||Newport News Founders' Trail|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 4:57pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 372325 N 4093371|
|Decimal Degrees||36.97780000, -76.43446667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 58.668', W 76° 26.068'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 58' 40.08" N, 76° 26' 4.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||804, 757|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 20 28th St, Newport News VA 23607, US|
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