Tree Information

Common Name: chestnut oak

Scientific Name: Quercus montana (syn. Quercus prinus)

Native/Naturalized: Native to Virginia

Database ID: 3111

Status: alive

National Champion: no

Virginia Champion: yes

Circumference: 238 in.

Height: 95 ft.

Crown: 116 ft.

Points: 362

Date Last Measured: 2023

Last Measured by: Richard Crisler and Adam Downing

Date First Measured: 2023

Comments: It has a few dead branches, but is healthy. Tree is growing on a slope. Trunk girth was measured 4.5' above the mid-slope position. Measurers and nominators included several students from the Miller School of Albemarle, where the tree resides.

Richard Crisler November 2023

Location of Tree

Tree is located in: Albemarle

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Land Owner: Miller School of Albemarle

GPS Coordinates: 38.00557, -78.69074

Directions: On the top of a field near the farm in the tree line about 50 yards.

Owner Address: 1000 Samuel Miller Loop

Charlottesville, VA, 22903

Contact Information

Contact Name: Richard Crisler

Contact Email:

Contact Address: 1617 Cambridge Circle

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Contact Phone: 434-282-3499


Original Nominator(s): Richard Crisler

Other Nominators: Edward Lucas, Maguire Johnson, Gabe Proctor, John Gee, Adam Downing, Evan Hankins, Alan Loya Valles, and Dillon O'Connor

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