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Welcome to Andersonville ...

Andersonville is located in Buckingham County<1>.

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

Andersonville is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Andersonville: (434)

Adding Andersonville 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 Andersonville 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 Andersonville elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Andersonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 16 communities that are also named Andersonville - they are located in Alabama, Colorado, Georgia (3), Indiana (2), Kentucky, Michigan, Montana, New Brunswick, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Andersonville ...

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

  • Farmville [Prince Edward County]
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    • Farmville [Prince Edward County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Andersonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,846 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmville<5>
  • Appomattox [Appomattox County]
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    • Appomattox [Appomattox County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Andersonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appomattox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Appomattox<5>
  • Dillwyn [Buckingham County]
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    • Dillwyn [Buckingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Andersonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 442 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillwyn<5>
  • Pamplin City [Appomattox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pamplin City
    • Pamplin City [Appomattox County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Andersonville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 228 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pamplin City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pamplin City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Alcoma [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alcoma
      • Alcoma [Buckingham County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Andersonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alcoma
    • Buckingham [Buckingham County]
    • Curdsville [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curdsville
      • Curdsville [Buckingham County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Andersonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Curdsville
    • Guinea Mills [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guinea Mills
      • Guinea Mills [Cumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Andersonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guinea Mills
    • Cotton Town [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cotton Town
      • Cotton Town [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Andersonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cotton Town
    • Gold Hill [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Hill
      • Gold Hill [Buckingham County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Andersonville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Hill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Andersonville ...

Looking for more information about Andersonville? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Andersonville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Andersonville.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Buckingham, 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 Andersonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Andersonville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andersonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.4674, Longitude: -78.5689       In this case, the coordinates for Andersonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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