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Near Austinville in Wythe County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carroll County / Wythe County

 
 
Carroll County / Wythe County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 28, 2011
1. Carroll County / Wythe County Marker
Inscription.
Carroll County
Area 458 Square Miles
Formed in 1842 from Grayson, and named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. New River runs through this County.

Wythe County
Area 479 Square Miles
Formed in 1789 from Montgomery, and named for George Wythe, signer of the Declaration of Independence. New River flows through this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-89.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 36° 50.907′ N, 80° 51.386′ W. Marker is near Austinville, Virginia, in Wythe County. Marker is on Fort Chriswell Road (U.S. 52) south of Lead Mine Road (Virginia Route 69). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Austinville VA 24312, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Austin's Birthplace (about 400 feet away, measured in
Wythe County Marker image. Click for more information.
From Virginia Department of Historic Resources, May 3, 2005
2. Wythe County Marker
a direct line); Jackson’s Ferry and Shot Tower (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fincastle County (approx. 3.6 miles away); Wythe County/ Carroll County (approx. 5 miles away); Anchor and Hope Plantation (approx. 8.3 miles away); Lead Mines (approx. 8.3 miles away); Hillsville (approx. 8.7 miles away); “New River Train” Song (approx. 11.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Austinville.
 
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Wythe County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 28, 2011
3. Wythe County Face of Marker
Carroll County / Wythe County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, November 25, 2009
4. Carroll County / Wythe County Marker
Looking south.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 727 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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