Scott / Wise County - Z-195
Posted by: vhasler
N 36° 53.076 W 082° 26.362
17S E 371733 N 4083037
Quick Description: County line marker gives bit of history about both. Wise named after VA govenor and Scott after army commander.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 1/7/2012 8:13:20 AM
Waymark Code: WMDF25
Area 420 Square Miles
Formed in 1856 from Lee, Scott, and Russell, and named for Henry A. Wise, Governor of Virginia, 1856-1860.
Area 543 Square Miles
Formed in 1814 from Lee, Washington, and Russell. Named for General Winfield Scott, later commander of the American Army. The Natural Tunnel is in this county.
Please provide photo evidence of your visit and mention what you are exploring in this area.
Marker Number: Z-195
Marker Title: Scott County / Wise County
Marker Location: Along VA-72 highway
County or Independent City: Scott / Wise Counties
Marker Program Sponsor: Conservation & Development Commission, 1936
Web Site: Not listed
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