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Nelson County Marker, Z-111

Formed in 1807 from Amherst, and named for General Thomas Nelson, Governor of Virginia, 1781. Oak Ridge, an old home, is in this county.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1982
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Nelson County
Physical Description of Location: Rockfish Gap Turnpike (US 250), Rockfish, VA 22920. Marker is on right, just past summit gap when traveling east on US 250. There is no safe or convenient pull-over area near the marker.
GPS Location: 38.03117,-78.857569
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