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Welcome to Addison ...

Addison is located in Dinwiddie County<1>.

Addison is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Addison: (804)

Adding Addison to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Addison in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Addison elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Addison on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Addison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Addison - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Addison ...

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

  • Petersburg [Petersburg City]
  • Hopewell [Hopewell City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell [Hopewell City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Addison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<4>
  • Colonial Heights [Colonial Heights City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Heights
    • Colonial Heights [Colonial Heights City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Addison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,370 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<4>
  • McKenney [Dinwiddie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKenney
    • McKenney [Dinwiddie County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Addison
    • Estimated population in 2019: 489 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKenney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKenney<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stony Creek [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Creek
      • Stony Creek [Sussex County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Addison
      • Estimated population in 2019: 178 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Creek<4>
    • Bollinger Estates [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bollinger Estates
      • Bollinger Estates [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Addison
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bollinger Estates
    • Ettrick [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ettrick
      • Ettrick [Chesterfield County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Addison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ettrick have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ettrick
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ettrick<4>
    • Braebrook Village [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braebrook Village
      • Braebrook Village [Chesterfield County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Addison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braebrook Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Braebrook Village
    • Chester [Chesterfield County]
    • Chesterfield Court House [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield Court House
      • Chesterfield Court House [Chesterfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Addison
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterfield Court House have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield Court House

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 Addison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Addison.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Addison. 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 Addison.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Addison ...

Looking for more information about Addison? 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 Addison, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Addison.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Dinwiddie County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dinwiddie County: www.dinwiddieva.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 Dinwiddie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Addison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Addison) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Addison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Addison

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Addison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2016, Longitude: -77.4924    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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