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Near Meadows of Dan in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Floyd County / Patrick County

Area 376 Square Miles / Area 485 Square Miles

 
 
Floyd County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
1. Floyd County Face of Marker
Inscription.  Floyd County. Area 376 square miles. Formed in 1831 from Montgomery, and added to from Franklin. Named for John Floyd, governor of Virginia, 1830–1834. Buffalo Knob is in this county.

Patrick County. Area 485 square miles. Formed in 1790 from Henry, and named for Patrick Henry, who thus, had two counties named for him. General J.E.B. Stuart was born in this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-75.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
 
Location. 36° 43.995′ N, 80° 27.153′ W. Marker is near Meadows of Dan, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker is at the intersection of Jeb Stuart Highway (U.S. 58) and Widow Drive (County Route 747), on the right when traveling west on Jeb Stuart Highway. It is just inside of Patrick County, at Micro Airport. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meadows of Dan VA 24120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carroll County / Floyd County (approx. 1.4 miles away); Meadows of Dan (approx.
Floyd County / Patrick County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
2. Floyd County / Patrick County Marker
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2.4 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia (approx. 2.9 miles away); Mabry Mill (approx. 2.9 miles away); You Buy 'Em, We'll Fly 'Em! (approx. 2.9 miles away); America's Rural Landscape (approx. 7.9 miles away); Rock Castle Gorge (approx. 8 miles away); Puckett Cabin (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Meadows of Dan.
 
Floyd County / Patrick County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
3. Floyd County / Patrick County Marker
Floyd County / Patrick County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
4. Floyd County / Patrick County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 22, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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