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Welcome to Achilles ...

Achilles is located in Gloucester County<1>.

The location of Achilles has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Achilles is near sea level<3>.

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

The area code for Achilles: (804)

Communities Also Named Achilles ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Achilles - it's located in Kansas.

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

Communities near Achilles ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Achilles.

  • Newport News [Newport News City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newport News have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport News
    • Newport News [Newport News City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Achilles
    • Estimated population for 2018: 178,626 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport News
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport News
  • Hampton [Hampton City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampton
    • Hampton [Hampton City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Achilles
    • Estimated population for 2018: 134,313 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampton
  • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Achilles
    • Estimated population for 2018: 14,896 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg
  • Poquoson [Poquoson City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poquoson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poquoson
    • Poquoson [Poquoson City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Achilles
    • Estimated population for 2018: 12,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poquoson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poquoson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yorktown [York County]
    • Country Village [Gloucester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Country Village
      • Country Village [Gloucester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Achilles
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
    • Dare [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dare
      • Dare [York County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Achilles
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dare
    • Roanes [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roanes
      • Roanes [Gloucester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Achilles
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    • Rochambeau Village [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochambeau Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochambeau Village
      • Rochambeau Village [York County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Achilles
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochambeau Village
    • Yorkville [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yorkville
      • Yorkville [York County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Achilles
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yorkville

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Achilles. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Achilles.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Achilles. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Achilles.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Achilles. See our Newspapers Page for Achilles.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Achilles ...

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

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

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About Gloucester County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Gloucester County: www.co.gloucester.va.us/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Gloucester, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Achilles - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Achilles) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Achilles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2801, Longitude: -76.4402       In this case, the coordinates for Achilles have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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