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Laneview in Middlesex County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Middlesex County / Essex County

Area 146 Square Miles / Area 258 Square Miles

 
 
Middlesex County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
1. Middlesex County Marker
Inscription.
Middlesex County
Area 146 square miles
Formed in 1673 from Lancaster, and named for an English County. Rosegill frequented by Colonial Governors, is here.

Essex County
Area 258 square miles
Formed in 1691 from Old Rappahannock County, and named for Essex County, England. R.M.T. Hunter, United States Senator and Confederate Secretary of State, lived in this county.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-165.)
 
Location. 37° 45.397′ N, 76° 43.412′ W. Marker is in Laneview, Virginia, in Middlesex County. Marker is at the intersection of US 17 and Sadler Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on US 17. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laneview VA 22504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glebe Landing Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mann Meeting House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lower King and Queen Baptist Church (approx. 5.5 miles away); Site of Rappahannock Industrial Academy (approx. 7.2
Essex County Marker image. Click for full size.
By P. A. Miller, circa May 7, 2009
2. Essex County Marker
miles away); Trade Routes (approx. 7.3 miles away); Pamunkey Indians Attacked by Nathaniel Bacon (approx. 8.6 miles away); Fort Lowry-Camp Byron (approx. 8.9 miles away); Bewdley (approx. 9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Rosegill. (Submitted on April 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PlacesPolitical Subdivisions
 
Middlesex County Welcome Sign image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 18, 2008
3. Middlesex County Welcome Sign
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 798 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by P. A. Miller of Richmond, California.   3. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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