Randolph County / Tucker County

Randolph County / Tucker County (HMG86)

Location: Montrose, WV 26283 Santa Clara County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 5.475', W 79° 47.149'

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(East Side):
Randolph County

Formed from Harrison in 1787. Named for Edmund Jennings Randolph, Virginia statesman and soldier. Largest county in the State. Federal dominance of the Tygart's Valley in War between the states largely determined control of W.Va.

(West Side):
Tucker County

Formed in 1856 from Randolph. Named for Henry St. George Tucker, Virginia statesman and jurist. In this county is the Fairfax Stone, marking the boundry of the vast Fairfax estate. Blackwater Falls and Canaan Valley among features.
HM NumberHMG86
Year Placed2009
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 6:59pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 605004 N 4327604
Decimal Degrees39.09125000, -79.78581667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 5.475', W 79° 47.149'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 5' 28.50" N, 79° 47' 8.94" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1621 Allegheny Highlands Trail of WV, Montrose WV 26283, US
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