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

Geographical Center of Virginia

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Geographical Center of Virginia Marker
Inscription. About two miles south and one-half mile west is the geographical center of the state. Latitude: 37° 30.6' north Longitude: 78° 37.5' west
 
Erected 1982 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number O 39.)
 
Location. 37° 32.256′ N, 78° 36.908′ W. Marker is near Buckingham, Virginia, in Buckingham County. Marker is at the intersection of Anderson Highway (U.S. 60) and Mount Rush Highway (Virginia Route 24), on the right when traveling east on Anderson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Buckingham VA 23921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buckingham Courthouse (approx. 3.1 miles away); Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); Buckingham County War Memorial (approx. 3.3 miles away); Confederate Soldiers of Buckingham County (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Thomas Jefferson’s Lost Courthouse (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named Buckingham Courthouse (approx. 4.3 miles away); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Buckingham.
 
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Geographical Center of Virginia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. Geographical Center of Virginia Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,058 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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