Formed in 1790 from Henry, and named for Patrick Henry, who thus had two counties named for him. General J. E. B. Stuart was born in this county. (Reverse) North Carolina Z-232 North Carolina was one of the original thirteen states. The first settlement was made on Roanoke Island, 1585, but was not permanent. Settlers from Virginia occupied the Albemarle region before 1663, in which year the colony of Carolina was founded.
Geographic Location: Patrick County
Physical Description of Location: Stuart Highway, Virginia 8, Stuart, VA 24171. Marker is on right when traveling south on Virginia 8, at state line.
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