Near Conaway in Buchanan County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Buchanan County / Kentucky
Kentucky. The first permanent settlement was made at Harrodsburg in 1774. Kentucky County was established in 1776 and was represented in the Virginia legislature by Daniel Boone. Kentucky was admitted to the Union as the fifteenth state in 1792.
Erected 1951 by Virginia State Highway. (Marker Number Z-288.)
Location. 37° 21.718′ N, 82° 13.136′ W. Marker is near Conaway, Virginia, in Buchanan County. Marker is on U.S. 460 just east of the Kentucky State Line, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Rock VA 24603, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Rock Point (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mill Rock Point Overlook (approx. 6.7 miles away); The Crooked Road (approx. 6.7 miles away); Known But to God (approx. 6.9 miles away in Kentucky); Russell Fork Overlook (approx. 7.1 miles away in Kentucky); Richard Potter (approx. 8 miles away in Kentucky); Elkhorn City’s Railroads (approx. 8.3 miles away in Kentucky); William Ramey (approx. 8.3 miles away in Kentucky).
Regarding Buchanan County / Kentucky. Buchanan County has an area of 504 square miles.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.