Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area

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Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area
Map showing the location of Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area
Map of Virginia
Location Franklin and Henry Counties, Virginia
Nearest city Snow Creek
Coordinates 36°49′13″N 79°42′22″W / 36.8202°N 79.7062°W / 36.8202; -79.7062Coordinates: 36°49′13″N 79°42′22″W / 36.8202°N 79.7062°W / 36.8202; -79.7062
Area 2,679 acres (1,084 ha)
http://www.dgif.virginia.gov/wmas/detail.asp?pid=32

Turkeycock Wildlife Management Area is a protected area located along the ridge of Turkeycock Mountain northeast of Martinsville, Virginia; its 2,679 acres (10.84 km2) straddle the border between Franklin and Henry Counties. The area is primarily forest, with several open areas for wildlife located around the property. The lowest elevation is 1,100 feet (340 m) above sea level, while the highest is over 1,700 feet (520 m). A number of small streams drain the land, and a pond is located near its southwestern corner. Most wildlife management in the area has been limited to improving timber quality through the sale of wood.

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