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Village in Richmond County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Richmond County / Northumberland County

 
 
Richmond County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
1. Richmond County Marker
Inscription.
Richmond County
Area 204 Square Miles


Formed in 1692 from Old Rappahannock County, and named for the town of Richmond, Surrey, England. Sabine Hall and Mount Airy, noted old homes, are in this county.

Northumberland County
Area 205 Square Miles


Originally an Indian District called Chickacoan. In 1648 it became Northumberland County, named for an English county. The mouth of the Potomac River is here.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number 2-Z.)
 
Location. 37° 56.947′ N, 76° 36.332′ W. Marker is in Village, Virginia, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Road (U.S. 360) and Normans Corner Road (Virginia Route 617), on the left when traveling east on Richmond Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Farnham VA 22460, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Rev. Paymus Nutt (approx. 1.8 miles away); Chambers Stamp Factory (approx. 2.5 miles away); British Attacks at Kinsale and Muddy Point / The War of 1812 (approx. 3.8 miles away); The War of 1812 / British Attacks at Kinsale and Mundy Point
Northumberland County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
2. Northumberland County Marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Northumberland County / Westmoreland County (approx. 4.2 miles away); Cherry Point and Cowart’s Wharf (approx. 4.4 miles away); North Farnham Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Holley Graded School (approx. 4.8 miles away).
 
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Richmond Road (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
3. Richmond Road (facing west)
Richmond Road (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 20, 2014
4. Richmond Road (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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