Zuni in Isle of Wight County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Southampton County / Isle of Wight 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. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions.
Location. 36° 52.064′ N, 76° 50.015′ W. Marker is in Zuni, Virginia, in Isle of Wight 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 map. Marker is in this post office area: Zuni VA 23898, 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 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); Isle of Wight County Confederate Monument (approx. 7˝ miles away); Sussex County / Southampton County (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zuni.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,318 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.