Tree Information

Common Name: white oak

Scientific Name: Quercus alba

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Status: alive

National Champion: yes

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 331 in.

Height: 90 ft.

Crown: 120 ft.

Points: 451

Date Last Measured: 2012

Last Measured by: Landon Webb

Date First Measured: 1978

Comments: This is one of the most well-known of Virginia's big trees. It was first nominated in 1978. It was the national champion white oak until a larger one was found in 2011, but it regained the national champion crown when remeasured in 2012. The tree is very healthy and is believed to be over 500 years old.

L. Webb 2012

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Brunswick

State Map

Land Owner: Paul Schneider

GPS Coordinates: 36.875945, -77.741628

Owner Email:

Directions: Tree is located in front yard at the end of a long gravel driveway.

Owner Address: 2788 Great Oak Road

Warfield, VA 23889

Owner Phone: 434-532-6890

Contact Information

Contact Name: Paul Schneider

Contact Email:

Contact Address: P.O. Box 112

Contact Phone: 434-532-6890

Contact Info: Alternative phone number: 434-949-7384.


Original Nominator(s): Frank E. McKeever

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