Blue Grass, Virginia

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Blue Grass, Virginia
Blue Grass
Blue Grass
Blue Grass is located in Virginia
Blue Grass
Blue Grass
Blue Grass is located in the US
Blue Grass
Blue Grass
Coordinates: 38°30′0″N 79°32′59″W / 38.50000°N 79.54972°W / 38.50000; -79.54972Coordinates: 38°30′0″N 79°32′59″W / 38.50000°N 79.54972°W / 38.50000; -79.54972
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyHighland
Elevation
2,549 ft (777 m)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
24413
GNIS feature ID1481852[1]

Blue Grass is an unincorporated community on VA 642 at its junction with VA 640 in Highland County, Virginia, United States.[1][2] Blue Grass lies along the South Branch Potomac River and is located approximately 6.1 miles (9.8 km) north of Monterey, Virginia.[2] It was previously known as Crabbottom and Hulls Store before the Board on Geographic Names officially decided upon Blue Grass in 1950.[1] Near Blue Grass is the Devils Backbone rock formation.[3] Blue Grass has a post office with ZIP code 24413.[4] The Hollywood silent film classic Tol'able David was filmed in Blue Grass during 1921.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Blue Grass". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Google (December 22, 2013). "Blue Grass, Virginia" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved December 22, 2013.
  3. ^ Morton, Oren Frederic (1922). A Handbook of Highland County: And a Supplement to Pendleton and Highland History. Highland Recorder. p. 10.
  4. ^ "Find Locations - Blue Grass". United States Postal Service. Retrieved February 22, 2014.
  5. ^ Ausführliches Essay zum Film