Jones Knob Lookout Site
US 726, VA 6

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 726, VA 6 (view other lookout sites in United States, Virginia)
Date Registered November 13, 2010
Nominated by Dan East
Location Wythe County, Virginia
Coordinates N 36° 45.959' W 081° 04.363' (view using Google Maps)
N 36° 45' 58" W 081° 04' 22"
N 36.765990° W 081.072720°
Elevation 3,818 ft (1,164 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


This 81' treated timber tower was constructed in 1939 and was taken down in 1973. The 18'3" concrete footers and a small cistern still remain. The cistern sits in the exact center of the 4 footers. This tower served the southern portion of Wythe County, and was used to watch for forest fires around the Cripple Creek area of the county.


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