Highland County / West Virginia

Highland County / West Virginia (HMLYX)

Location: Blue Grass, VA 24413 Highland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 28.511', W 79° 41.946'

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(Virginia Side):
Highland County
Formed in 1847 from Pendleton and Bath, and given its name because of its mountains. The battle of McDowell, 1862, was fought in this county.

(West Virginia Side):
West Virginia
West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the region in 1727. A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the union in 1863.
Marker NumberZ 290
Year Placed1951
Placed ByVirginia State Library
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 5:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 613476 N 4259341
Decimal Degrees38.47518333, -79.69910000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 28.511', W 79° 41.946'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 28' 30.66" N, 79° 41' 56.76" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-120 Mountain Turnpike, Blue Grass VA 24413, US
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