Wardensville in Hardy County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by West Virginia Archives and History. (Marker Number 1999.)
Location. 39° 4.805′ N, 78° 35.525′ W. Marker is in Wardensville, West Virginia, in Hardy County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 48), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of the county information center and conference center. Marker is in this post office area: Wardensville WV 26851, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wardensville (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Wardensville (here, next to this marker); Lost and Found (approx. 3.5 miles away); West Virginia / Virginia (approx. 4.2 miles away); Capon Springs (approx. 6.3 miles away); Capon Lake Whipple Truss Bridge (approx. 6.3 miles away); Oriskany Sand (approx. 7.4 miles away); Frederick County / Shenandoah County (approx. 8.9 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wardensville.
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Also see . . . Centers of Population. If the United States map were perfectly balanced on a point, this point would be its physical centroid. Currently this point is located in Phelps County, Missouri, in the east-central part of the state. However, when Washington, D.C. was chosen as the federal capital of the United States in 1790, the center of the U.S. population was in Kent County, Maryland, a mere 47 miles (76 km) east-northeast of the new capital. Over the last two centuries, the mean center of United States population has progressed westward and, since 1930, southwesterly, reflecting population drift. (Submitted on October 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 966 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 14, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.