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Smyth County Z-244 | Marker History

Smyth County Marker, Z-244

Formed in 1832 from Washington and Wythe, and named for General Alexander Smyth, member of Congress for many years. Saltworks here were operated at an early date, and at Saltville a battle was fought in 1864.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1932
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Smyth County
Physical Description of Location: 38280-38289 Lee Highway (US 11), Monroe, VA 24340. Marker is on left when traveling south on US 11, about a mile south of intersection with Virginia 107.
GPS Location: 36.788997,-81.700093
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