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Near Warrenton in Warren County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Bute County

 
 
Bute County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 27, 2021
1. Bute County Marker
Inscription.  Formed 1764. Named for the Earl of Bute. Divided, 1779, into Warren and Franklin Counties. Courthouse nearby.
 
Erected 1938 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number E-19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1764.
 
Location. 36° 19.735′ N, 78° 12.78′ W. Marker is near Warrenton, North Carolina, in Warren County. Marker is on U.S. 401, 0.2 miles north of Reeves Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2059 US-401, Warrenton NC 27589, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shocco Springs (approx. half a mile away); PCB Protests (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jethro Sumner (approx. 1.7 miles away); "Bridle Creek" (approx. 2.2 miles away); John Watson House (approx. 3 miles away);
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Annie Carter Lee (approx. 3.4 miles away); John White (approx. 5˝ miles away); Benjamin Hawkins (approx. 5.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warrenton.
 
Bute County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 27, 2021
2. Bute County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 130 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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