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Near King George in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

King George County / Westmoreland County

Area 180 Square Miles / Area 252 Square Miles

 
 
King George County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2009
1. King George County Marker
Inscription. (Obverse)
King George County
Area 180 Square Miles
Formed in 1720 from Richmond, and named for King George I. James Madison, "Father of the American Constitution" and President of the United States, was born in this county.

(Reverse)
Westmoreland County
Area 252 Square Miles
Formed in 1653 from Northumberland and King George, and named for an English county. In it were born George Washington, James Monroe, and Robert E. Lee.
 
Erected 1937 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number Z 6.)
 
Location. 38° 11.081′ N, 77° 2.877′ W. Marker is near King George, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker is at the intersection of Kings Highway (Virginia Route 3) and Trigger Lane (County Route 683), on the right when traveling west on Kings Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: King George VA 22485, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bristol Iron Works (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charles B. Smith (approx. 2.4 miles away); History at Oak Grove (approx. 2.6 miles away); Westmoreland Association
Westmoreland County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2009
2. Westmoreland County Marker
(approx. 2.6 miles away); Punishing the Nanzattico Indians (approx. 4.2 miles away); Birthplace of Monroe (approx. 5.1 miles away); James Monroe (approx. 5.1 miles away); Birthplace of James Monroe (approx. 5.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. King George County History. King George County, Virginia. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. History of King George County. King George County Historical Society. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

3. Westmoreland County History. Westmoreland County, Virginia. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

4. The Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society. (Submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
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King George County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2009
3. King George County Marker
Westmoreland County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 1, 2009
4. Westmoreland County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 617 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 7, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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