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Washington County Z-244 | Marker History

Washington County Marker, Z-244

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: 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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