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Near Jetersville in Amelia County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Nottoway County / Amelia County

 
 
Nottoway County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Nottoway County Marker
Inscription.  
Nottoway County. Area 310 Square Miles. Formed in 1788 from Amelia, and named for an Indian tribe. Tarleton passed through this county in 1781. Here lived William Hodges Mann, Governor of Virginia 1910-14.

Amelia County. Area 371 Square Miles. Formed in 1734 from Prince George and Brunswick, and named for Princess Amelia, daughter of King George II. William B. Giles, Governor of Virginia 1827-30, lived in this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-48.)
 
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 1788.
 
Location. 37° 16.289′ N, 78° 7.464′ W. Marker is near Jetersville, Virginia, in Amelia County. Marker is on Patrick Henry Highway (U.S. 360) 0.3 miles west of Holly Farms Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1030 Patrick Henry Hwy, Jetersville VA 23083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Amelia County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Amelia County Marker
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markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francisco's Fight (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Nottoway County / Amelia County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 2.2 miles away); Jetersville (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Lee's Retreat (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jetersville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nottoway County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
2. Official site of Amelia County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
3. Amelia, Virginia. (Submitted on March 30, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Patrick Henry Highway (facing west) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
3. Patrick Henry Highway (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 13, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Jun. 29, 2022