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Welcome to Allwood ...

Allwood is located in Amherst County.

The location of Allwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Allwood is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Allwood: (434)

Communities Also Named Allwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Allwood - they are located in Maryland and New Jersey.

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

Communities near Allwood ...

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

  • Lynchburg [Lynchburg City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lynchburg have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynchburg
    • Lynchburg [Lynchburg City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Allwood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynchburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynchburg
  • Lexington [Lexington City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lexington have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lexington
    • Lexington [Lexington City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest of Allwood
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington
  • Buena Vista [Buena Vista City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista
    • Buena Vista [Buena Vista City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest of Allwood
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buena Vista
  • Amherst [Amherst County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amherst have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Amherst County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Allwood
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amherst
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glasgow [Rockbridge County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glasgow
      • Glasgow [Rockbridge County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the west of Allwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow
    • Lowesville [Amherst County]
    • Sweet Briar Station [Amherst County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Briar Station
      • Sweet Briar Station [Amherst County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast of Allwood
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    • Boonsboro [Bedford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonsboro
      • Boonsboro [Bedford County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Allwood
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    • Lavino Village [Lynchburg City]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lavino Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lavino Village
      • Lavino Village [Lynchburg City] lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the south of Allwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lavino Village
    • Marlbrook [Rockbridge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marlbrook
      • Marlbrook [Rockbridge County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the north of Allwood
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marlbrook

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Allwood ...

Looking for more information about Allwood? 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.

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

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About Amherst County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Amherst County: www.countyofamherst.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Allwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Allwood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Allwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6496, Longitude: -79.2209       In this case, the coordinates for Allwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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