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Near Meadows of Dan in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Floyd County / Patrick County

Area 376 Square Miles / Area 485 Square Miles

 
 
Floyd County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
1. Floyd County Face of Marker
Inscription. Floyd County. Area 376 square miles. 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.

Patrick County. Area 485 square miles. Formed in 1790 from Henry, and named for Patrick Henry, who thus, had two counties named for him. General J.E.B. Stuart was born in this county.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z-75.)
 
Location. 36° 43.995′ N, 80° 27.153′ W. Marker is near Meadows of Dan, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker is at the intersection of Jeb Stuart Highway (U.S. 58) and Widow Drive (County Route 747), on the right when traveling west on Jeb Stuart Highway. Touch for map. It is just inside of Patrick County, at Micro Airport. Marker is in this post office area: Meadows of Dan VA 24120, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carroll County / Floyd County (approx. 1.4 miles away); Meadows of Dan (approx. 2.4 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia (approx. 2.9 miles away); Caroll County / Floyd County
Floyd County / Patrick County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
2. Floyd County / Patrick County Marker
(approx. 9.9 miles away); Blue Ridge Mission School (approx. 11.3 miles away); Stuart (approx. 11.9 miles away); Patrick County Virginia / North Carolina (approx. 12.6 miles away); Native Americans At Laurel Hill (approx. 13 miles away).
 
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Floyd County / Patrick County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
3. Floyd County / Patrick County Marker
Floyd County / Patrick County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
4. Floyd County / Patrick County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 22, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 22, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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