Isle of Wight in Isle of Wight County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Isle of Wight County
after Indians of this area
Captain John Smith
Captain Christopher Lawne
and other adventurers
one of eight
Court House Locations
1. Smithfield 1694-1736/1749-1750
2. Blackwater 1736-1749
3. Smithfield 1750-1800
4. Present location 1800
Isle of Wight County
Erected 1957 by Isle of Wight County Jamestown Committee.
Location. 36° 54.499′ N, 76° 42.515′ W. Marker is in Isle of Wight, Virginia, in Isle of Wight County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Monument Circle and Courthouse Highway (U.S. 258). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Isle of Wight VA 23397, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isle of Wight County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Boykin's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph W. Luter, III Law & Politics in 18th Century Isle of Wight (approx. 6.6 miles away); Old Isle of Wight Courthouse (approx. 6.6 miles away); Ivy Hill Cemetery (approx. 6.7 miles away); Liquid Maze (approx. 6.7 miles away); Isle of Wight County War Memorial (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Isle of Wight.
More about this marker. On the upper right is map showing the court house locations throughout the years.
Also see . . . A Brief History of Isle of Wight County, Virginia. Isle of Wight County (Virginia) Historical Society (Submitted on September 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Exploration • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 605 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.