Nansemond County Marker, Z-272
Formed in 1637 from New Norfolk County. It was first called Upper Norfolk County, but in 1642 it was named Nansemond for an Indian tribe. Dismal Swamp is partly in this county.
Marker Information:Additional Information: Created in 1637 as Upper Norfolk County, name was changed to Nansemond in 1642. Established as the independent city of Nansemond in 1972, merged with the independent city of Suffolk in 1974, now know as Suffolk. Original Marker Replaced under Replacement Marker Program using Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) Funds. A Federal program enacted into law in 1998.
Date Approved by DHR: 09/18/08
Geographic Location: Isle of Wight County
Physical Description of Location: Carrsville, VA 23315. Located on Carrsville Hwy (Hwy 58), 2.5 miles east of the junction of Carrsville Hwy (Hwy 58) and State Route 615. Marker is on the left when traveling east on Carrsville Hwy (Hwy 58).
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