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Near Jetersville in Amelia County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Nottoway County / Amelia County

 
 
Nottoway County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Nottoway County Marker
Inscription. (Obverse)
Nottoway County
Area 310 Square Miles

Formed in 1788 from Amelia, and named for an Indian tribe. Tarleton passed through this county in 1781. Here lived William Hodges Mann, Governor of Virginia 1910-14.

(Reverse)
Amelia County
Area 371 Square Miles

Formed in 1734 from Prince George and Brunswick, and named for Princess Amelia, daughter of King George II. William B. Giles, Governor of Virginia 1827-30, lived in this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 48.)
 
Location. 37° 16.289′ N, 78° 7.464′ W. Marker is near Jetersville, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is on Patrick Henry Highway (U.S. 360) 0.3 miles west of Holly Farms Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crewe VA 23930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francisco's Fight (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Nottoway County / Amelia County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat
Amelia County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Amelia County Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jetersville (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jetersville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nottoway County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. Official site of Amelia County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
3. Amelia, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Patrick Henry Highway (facing west) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
3. Patrick Henry Highway (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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