Amherst County / Campbell County

Amherst County / Campbell County (HMV95)

Location: Madison Heights, VA 24572 Amherst County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 25.199', W 79° 8.2'

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Area 470 Square Miles / Area 557 Square Miles

Amherst County. Formed in 1761 from Albemarle, and named for Jeffrey, Lord Amherst, British commander in the French and Indian War. Balcony Falls are in this county.

Campbell County. Formed in 1781 from Bedford, and named for General William Campbell, hero of the Battle of King's Mountain, 1780. Tarleton passed through the county in 1781. The Union General Hunter was defeated near Lynchburg, 1864.
HM NumberHMV95
Marker NumberZ-17
Year Placed1928
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 8:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 664883 N 4143093
Decimal Degrees37.41998333, -79.13666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 25.199', W 79° 8.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 25' 11.94" N, 79° 8' 12.00" W
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Area Code(s)434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 636-698 S Amherst Hwy, Madison Heights VA 24572, US
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