Zuni in Southampton County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Southampton County / Isle of Wight County
Southampton County. Area 604 Square Miles. Formed in 1748 from Isle of Wight and Nansemond. Named for a locality that was originally named for the Earl of Southampton, active in the first settlement. General William Mahone was born in this county.
Isle of Wight County. Area 314 Square Miles. One of the original shires formed in 1634. Its name was at first Warrascoyack, changed in 1637 to Isle of Wight. One of the oldest churches in the United States is in this county.
Erected 1935 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-191.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1748.
Location. 36° 52.064′ N, 76° 50.015′ W. Marker is in Zuni, Virginia, in Southampton County. Marker is on East Windsor Boulevard (U.S. 460) 0.1 miles west of Ruritan Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for mapTouch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zuni (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blackwater Line - Blackwater Bridge (approx. 4.7 miles away); Windsor, Virginia (approx. 6˝ miles away); Seven Confederate Brothers (approx. 7.1 miles away); Boykin's Tavern (approx. 7˝ miles away); Isle of Wight County (approx. 7˝ miles away); Sussex County / Southampton County (approx. 8.8 miles away); Isle of Wight County / Nansemond County (approx. 9˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zuni.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,431 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.