Hilton Village

Hilton Village (HMMPA)

Location: Newport News, VA 23601
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 1.94', W 76° 27.642'

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The nation's first Federal war-housing project, this planned community was sponsored by the U. S. Shipping Board and the Newport News Shipyard on the site of J. Pembroke Jones' Warwick County farm "Hilton". It was opened July 7, 1918, and sold to private owners after World War I. Street names in the 100-acre tract of former pine woods containing 500 English village-type houses honor government and shipyard officials.
Year Placed1967
Placed ByWoman's Club of Hilton Village
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 7:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 370083 N 4099456
Decimal Degrees37.03233333, -76.46070000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 1.94', W 76° 27.642'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 1' 56.40" N, 76° 27' 38.52" W
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Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 327-379 Hornet Cir, Newport News VA 23601, US
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