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Cumberland County ~ Prince Edward County

N Main St, Farmville, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 37° 18' 29.781468", -78° 23' 19.262472"
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Cumberland County

Formed in 1748 from Goochland, and named for the Duke of Cumberland, second son of King George II. The earliest call for independence came from this county, April 22, 1776.

Prince Edward County

Formed in 1753 from Amelia, and named for Prince Edward, son of Frederick, Prince of Wales, and younger brother of King George III. General Joseph E. Johnston was born in this county; Hampden-Sydney College is in it.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
Cumberland County ~ Prince Edward County Historical Marker Location Map, Farmville, Virginia Map