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Welcome to Ammon ...

Ammon is located in Amelia County<1>.

Ammon is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ammon is within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Ammon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Ammon - they are located in Idaho, Missouri, New Brunswick, North Carolina and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Ammon ...

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

  • Colonial Heights [Colonial Heights City]
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    • Colonial Heights [Colonial Heights City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Ammon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<5>
  • Blackstone [Nottoway County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blackstone
    • Blackstone [Nottoway County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southwest of Ammon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,304 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blackstone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blackstone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blackstone<5>
  • McKenney [Dinwiddie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKenney
    • McKenney [Dinwiddie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the south of Ammon
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKenney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKenney<5>
  • Wilsons [Dinwiddie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilsons
    • Wilsons [Dinwiddie County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Ammon
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Spainville [Nottoway County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spainville
      • Spainville [Nottoway County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the west of Ammon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spainville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spainville
    • Winterpock [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winterpock
      • Winterpock [Chesterfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the north of Ammon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winterpock
    • Darvills [Dinwiddie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darvills
      • Darvills [Dinwiddie County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Ammon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darvills
    • Amelia Court House [Amelia County]
    • Addison [Dinwiddie County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addison
      • Addison [Dinwiddie County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Ammon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
    • Matoaca [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matoaca
      • Matoaca [Chesterfield County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Ammon
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matoaca

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ammon ...

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

Adding Ammon to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ammon was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Amelia County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Amelia County: www.ameliacova.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 Amelia, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ammon - 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- Ammon) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ammon. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AmmonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ammon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2112, Longitude: -77.7677    
<4>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.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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