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Washington County Marker, Z-221

Formed in 1776 from Fincastle, and named for George Washington. This county was the first locality named for him. General William Campbell, hero of King's Mountain, lived in this county. Emory and Henry College is here.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1937
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Washington County
Physical Description of Location: 24599 Green Spring Road (Virginia 75), Abingdon, VA 24211. Marker is near state line, past intersection with Painter Creek Road.
GPS Location: 36.59457,-82.04658
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