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Southampton County Z-268 | Marker History

Southampton County Marker, Z-268

Formed in 1748 from Isle of Wight and Nansemond. Named for a locality that was originally named for the Earl of Southampton, active in the first settlement. General William Mahone was born in this county.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1946
Region: Tidewater Region
Geographic Location: Southampton County
Physical Description of Location: 12283-12297 General Mahone Highway (US 460), Wakefield, VA 23888. Marker is on right when traveling west on US 460, about two miles east of intersection with State Route 617.
GPS Location: 36.9484090930,-76.9571239450
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