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Near Honaker in Russell County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buchanan County / Russell County

Area 514 Square Miles / Area 496 Square Miles

 
 
Buchanan County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2017
1. Buchanan County Face of Marker
Inscription.
Buchanan County. Area 514 square miles. Formed in 1858 from Tazewell and Russell, and named for James Buchanan, President of the United States, 1857–1861.

Russell County. Area 496 square miles. Formed in 1786 from Washington, and named for General William Russell, pioneer and Revolutionary Soldier. Clinch River runs through this county.
 
Erected 1946 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Z-93.)
 
Location. 37° 3.945′ N, 82° 1.623′ W. Marker is near Honaker, Virginia, in Russell County. Marker is on Red Bud Highway (Virginia Route 80) just west of Chimney Rock Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Honaker VA 24260, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Helen Timmons Henderson (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Home and Grave of David Musick (approx. 2.2 miles away); Richlands (approx. 11.3 miles away); Smith’s Fort (approx. 11.5 miles away); Russell Courthouse (approx. 11.8 miles away); Frances Dickenson Scott Johnson (approx. 12.8 miles away); Glade Hollow Fort (approx. 12.8 miles away); Jessee’s Mill (approx. 14.4 miles away).
 
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Russell County Face of Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2017
2. Russell County Face of Marker
Buchanan County / Russell County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2017
3. Buchanan County / Russell County Marker
Buchanan County / Russell County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2017
4. Buchanan County / Russell County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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