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Yuma, Virginia

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(position within Scott County, State of Virginia)

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Welcome to Yuma ...

Yuma is located in Scott County.

When the people of Yuma refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Yuman<1>

Yuma is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Yuma lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Yuma lies within the (276) area code.

Communities near Yuma ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Yuma and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2014<4>
Cherokee Village (TN)   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Church Hill (TN)   [Map]   6,752   SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Kingsport (TN)   [Map]   53,028   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
Mount Carmel (TN)   [Map]   5,453   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Surgoinsville (TN)   [Map]   1,799   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Big Stone Gap   [Map]   5,457   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Yuma.

Communities Also Named Yuma ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Yuma - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Yuma.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Yuma. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Yuma. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Yuma:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yuma ...

Looking for more information about Yuma? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Yuma? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Yuma, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Yuma.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Yuma. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

If you haven't already, you should also register your business through the Bing Business Portal.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Yuma. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Scott County

The Panormaio website contains photo collections that might contain pictures for the area around Yuma:

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Yuma refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Yuma may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yuma - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance from Yuma. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Yuma) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yuma. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6151, Longitude: -82.6124     [Map]. The coordinates for Yuma have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Yuma.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Yuma.


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