Near Austinville in Wythe County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Wythe County/ Carroll County
Area 479 Square Miles
Formed in 1789 from Montgomery, and named for George Wythe, signer of the Declaration Of Independence. New River flows through this 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.
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-256.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
Location. 36° 52.219′ N, 80° 46.182′ W. Marker is near Austinville, Virginia, in Wythe County. Marker is at the intersection of Sylvatus Smith Highway (Virginia Route 100) and Henley Drive, on the right when traveling south on Sylvatus Smith Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsville VA 24343, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Railroad Depot (approx. 4.9 miles away); Austin's Birthplace (approx. 5 miles away); Carroll County / Wythe CountyJackson’s Ferry and Shot Tower (approx. 5.6 miles away); Shot Tower at Jackson's Ferry (approx. 5.6 miles away); The New River (approx. 5.9 miles away); Fincastle County (approx. 7.4 miles away); Hillsville (approx. 7.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Austinville.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 5, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 170 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.