For a map directing you to Alleghany County click here.
Area: 371 square miles
Formed in 1822 from Bath, Botetourt, and Monroe, and named for the Alleghany Mountains. At Fort Mann in this
county a battle took place between settlers and Indians led by Cornstalk, 1763.
Fort Breckenbrudge, D-26 Rte. 220, 3 miles n. of Covington
Low Moor Iron Company Coke Ovens, D-33 Rte. 1101, .O4milee.ofRte.696
Governor Floyd's Grave, KH-1 Rte. 311, just s. of Sweet Chalybeate
Douthat State Park, L-3 Rte. 60, 1.5 miles e. of Clifton Forge
Lucy Selina Furnace, L-5 Rte. 60, at Longdale
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