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Near Paint Bank in Craig County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Craig County / West Virginia

Area 333 Square Miles /

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
1. Post for the Craig County / West Virginia Marker
Inscription. Craig County. Area: 333 square miles. Formed in 1851 from Botentourt, Roanoke, Giles, and Monroe. Named for Robert Craig, member of Congress. Craig Healing Springs are in this county.

West Virginia. West Virginia was long a part of Virginia. Morgan Morgan began the settlement of the Region in 1727.A great battle with the Indians took place at Point Pleasant, 1774. West Virginia became a separate state of the union (Marker Number Z-209.)
 
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 37° 36.395′ N, 80° 14.445′ W. Marker was near Paint Bank, Virginia, in Craig County. Marker was on Virginia Route 311 near the West Virginia State Line, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Paint Bank VA 24131, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Governor John Floyd (approx. 1.4 miles away in West Virginia); Rowan Memorial Home (approx. 1.4 miles away in West Virginia); Gov. John Floyd (approx. 1.4 miles away in West Virginia); Ann Royall / Sweet Springs (approx. 1.6 miles away in West Virginia); Great Eastern Divide (approx. 5 miles away in West Virginia); Andrew S. Rowan (approx. 9.8 miles away in West Virginia); William J. Humphreys / Gap Mills (approx. 9.9 miles away in West Virginia); New Castle (approx. 10.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 121 times since then and 3 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
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