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US 58 Alt. in Ben Hur

Ben Hur is an unincorporated community in Lee County, Virginia, United States. It is located along U.S. Route 58 (Alternate) southwest of Pennington Gap and northeast of Jonesville.


Ben Hur was founded by Auburn Pridemore. He named the community after the novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace.

The Ben Hur post office was established in 1921.

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