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1746

George Fairfax accompanied the survey party that established the Fairfax line and placed the Fairfax Stone

Other events that happened on or around 1746

1777

Moorefield was chartered by the General Assembly

1786

Hardy County was formed from Hampshire County

Other events that happened on or around 1786

1832

Wardensville was chartered in Hardy County

Other events that happened on or around 1832

1866

Grant County was formed from Hardy County

Other events that happened on or around 1866

1877

Serious flood hit Hardy County

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1912

Record floods hit Hardy County

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1924

Record floods hit Hardy County

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1936

Record floods hit Hardy County

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Jun 18, 1949

The river at Moorefield crested at 16.10 feet, more than six feet above flood stage

Nov 05, 1985

The most devastating flood in Hardy County's history occurred when river rose more than nine feet above flood stage

Other events that happened on or around November 05, 1985

Jul 19, 1996

Two more floods hit Hardy County before completion of levee around Moorefield

Other events that happened on or around July 19, 1996

2000

Hardy County reported a population of 12,669

Other events that happened on or around 2000


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