Blue Grass, Virginia

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Blue Grass
Unincorporated community
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
Location within the state of Virginia
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
Country United States
State Virginia
County Highland
Elevation 2,549 ft (777 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 24413
GNIS feature ID 1481852[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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  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