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Burks Fork in Carroll County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Carroll County / Floyd County

 
 
Carroll County Side image. Click for full size.
1. Carroll County Side
Inscription.  (East Facing Side):
Carroll County
Area 458 Square Miles

Formed in 1842 from Grayson, and named for Charles Carroll of Carrollton, signer of the Declaration of Independence. New River runs through this county.

(West Facing Side):
Floyd County
Area 376 Square Mils

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.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-82.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. A significant historical year for this entry is 1842.
 
Location. 36° 43.328′ N, 80° 28.469′ W. Marker is in Burks Fork, Virginia, in Carroll County. Marker is on Danville Parkway (U.S. 58), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Laurel Fork VA 24352, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Floyd County / Patrick County (approx. 1.4 miles away); Meadows of Dan
Floyd County Side image. Click for full size.
2. Floyd County Side
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(approx. 3.8 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia (approx. 4.3 miles away); Mabry Mill (approx. 4.3 miles away); You Buy 'Em, We'll Fly 'Em! (approx. 4.4 miles away); Puckett Cabin (approx. 6.8 miles away); America's Rural Landscape (approx. 9.3 miles away); Rock Castle Gorge (approx. 9˝ miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 824 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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