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Rockbridge County~Amherst County

Elon Rd, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 37° 36' 26.75214", -79° 25' 51.712788"
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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.

Amherst County

Formed in 1761 from Albemarle, and named for Jeffrey, Lord Amherst, British commander in the French and Indian War. Balcony Falls are in this county.

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