Tree Information

Common Name: water hickory

Scientific Name: Carya aquatica

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 2940

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 196 in.

Height: 115 ft.

Crown: 77 ft.

Points: 330

Date Last Measured: 2022

Last Measured by: Byron Carmean, Gary Williamson, Dylan Kania

Date First Measured: 2022

Tree appears very healthy and sound. A portion of this swamp is under protection, but unsure if the location of this tree is protected.

This tree is larger than current (as of March 2022) national champ also on the Blackwater River.

Gary Williamson Mar-22

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Surry

State Map

Land Owner: Monahan Farms LLC

GPS Coordinates: 37.05927, -77.01063

Directions: Tree is on a low terrace of Blackwater River, approximately 600' north of the river's main channel. Location is between Route 40 and Route 603 (Three Bridges Road).

Owner Address: 689 Camera Rd

Waverly, VA 23890

Contact Information

Contact Name: Byron Carmean

Contact Email:


Original Nominator(s): Byron Carmean

Other Nominators: Gary Williamson, Dylan Kania

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