Cross Junction, Virginia

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Cross Junction, Virginia
Cross Junction is located in Virginia
Cross Junction
Cross Junction
Cross Junction is located in the United States
Cross Junction
Cross Junction
Coordinates: 39°19′13″N 78°17′36″W / 39.32028°N 78.29333°W / 39.32028; -78.29333Coordinates: 39°19′13″N 78°17′36″W / 39.32028°N 78.29333°W / 39.32028; -78.29333
CountryUnited States
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
GNIS feature ID1477234[1]

Cross Junction is an unincorporated community in northern Frederick County, Virginia, United States. Cross Junction is located on the North Frederick Pike (U.S. Highway 522) at its intersection with Collinsville Road. Cross Junction also encompasses the residential communities at Lake Holiday to the south.

History and terrain[edit]

Cross Junction and its environs consist of rain-fed streams and springs. It is the traditional home of the indigenous Shawnee, who had a settlement and court at Shawnee Springs. A few old farms in the area are owned mostly descendants of the founders of the European-American community, which dated from the 18th century. Some date back to the days when George Washington first visited the land and surveyed it.