Signs of History

Wise County

For a map directing you to Wise County click here.

Area: 420 square miles

Formed in 1856 from Lee, Scott, and Russell, and named for Henry A. Wise, Governor of Virginia 1856-60.
Southwest Virginia Museum, I-2, Alt. Rte. 58, at Big Stone Gap
Big Stone Gap, Rte. 23, at Powell River Bridge in Big Stone Gap
Napoleon Hill,  KA-14, US 23 in Wise
Coeburn, Rte. 58 at Rte. 72, in Coeburn
Norton, X-21, Rte. 23, at Norton
Benge's Gap, Alt. Rte. 58, at Norton
Appalachia, X-23, Rte. 78 and Bus. Rte. 23
Wise, Bus. Rte. 23 (Main St.), at Wise
Pound Gap, Rte. 23, 4 miles n. of Pound

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