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Near Barhamsville in James City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

New Kent County / James City County

 
 
New Kent County Marker (obverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2010
1. New Kent County Marker (obverse)
Inscription.  
New Kent County. Area 191 Square Miles. Formed in 1654 from York, and named for an English county. The White House, where Washington's wife lived, was in this county, and here he married her.

James City County. Area 164 Square Miles. One of the original shires formed in 1634, and named for Jamestown, the first settlement in Virginia, 1607. Williamsburg is in this county.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-145.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1654.
 
Location. 37° 26.936′ N, 76° 50.393′ W. Marker is near Barhamsville, Virginia, in James City County. Marker is on Old Stage Road (Virginia Route 30) 0.1 miles south of Richardson Road (Virginia Route 705), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13016 Old State Rd, Barhamsville VA 23011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8
James City County Marker (reverse) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2010
2. James City County Marker (reverse)
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other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Stage Road (approx. 0.3 miles away); Doncastle's Ordinary (approx. 1.4 miles away); New Kent Road (approx. 2½ miles away); New Kent County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Diascund Bridge (approx. 3.4 miles away); Liberty Baptist Church (approx. 3½ miles away); Cooper's Mill (approx. 3½ miles away); Tyree's Plantation (approx. 3½ miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The Official Site of New Kent County. (Submitted on March 29, 2010.)
2. New Kent County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 29, 2010.)
3. The Official Site of James City County, Virginia. (Submitted on March 29, 2010.)
 
New Kent County (facing west) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2010
3. New Kent County (facing west)
James City County (facing east) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2010
4. James City County (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,061 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 29, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Feb. 6, 2023