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Alleghany County ~ Rockbridge County


Latitude & Longitude: 37° 52' 13.349676", -79° 37' 24.053772"
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Alleghany County

Formed in 1822 from Bath, Botetourt, and Monroe, and named for the Alleghany Mountains. At Fort Mann in this county a battle took place between settlers and Indians led by Cornstalk, 1763.

Rockbridge County

Formed in 1778 from Augusta and Botetourt, and named for the Natural Bridge. Samuel Houston and Cyrus H. McCormick were born in this county. Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson are buried in Lexington. Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute are there.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
Alleghany County ~ Rockbridge County Virginia Map