Essex County Marker, Z-164
Formed in 1691 from Old Rappahannock County, and named for Essex County, England. R. M. T. Hunter, United States Senator and Confederate Secretary of State, lived in this county.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1929
Geographic Location: Essex County
Physical Description of Location: VA 22436. Located on Tidewater Trail (Hwy 17), 0.6 miles northwest of the junction of Tidewater Trail (Hwy 17) and State Route 625. Marker is on the left when traveling northwest on Tidewater Trail (Hwy 17).
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