Amherst County / Rockbridge County

Amherst County / Rockbridge County (HMXOF)

Location: Vesuvius, VA 24483 Amherst County
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N 37° 44.543', W 79° 18.023'

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Area 470 Square Miles / Area 616 Square Miles

Amherst County. Formed in 1781 from Albemarle, and named for Jeffrey, Lord Amherst, British commander in the French and Indian War. Balcony Falls are in this county.

Rockbridge County. Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt, and named for the Natural Bridge. Samuel Houston and Cyrus H. McCormick were born in this county. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried in Lexington. Washington and Lee University are the Virginia Military Institute are there.
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HM NumberHMXOF
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Marker NumberZ-138
Year Placed1934
Placed ByConservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 8:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 649747 N 4178592
Decimal Degrees37.74238333, -79.30038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 44.543', W 79° 18.023'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 44' 32.58" N, 79° 18' 1.38" W
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Area Code(s)540, 434
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 88022 Lexington Turnpike, Vesuvius VA 24483, US
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