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Armstrong, Virginia

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Welcome to Armstrong ...

Armstrong is located in Bath County<1>.

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

Armstrong is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Armstrong: (540)

Adding Armstrong 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 Armstrong 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 Armstrong 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 Armstrong on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Armstrong ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Armstrong - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Texas (3), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Armstrong ...

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

  • Craigsville [Augusta County]
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    • Craigsville [Augusta County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 931 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Craigsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Craigsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Craigsville<5>
  • Goshen [Rockbridge County]
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    • Goshen [Rockbridge County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 368 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Goshen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Goshen<5>
  • Yost [Bath County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yost
    • Yost [Bath County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Armstrong
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  • Burnsville [Bath County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnsville
    • Burnsville [Bath County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Armstrong
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnsville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millboro [Bath County]
    • Bolar [Bath County]
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      • Bolar [Bath County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Armstrong
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bolar
    • Newport [Augusta County]
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      • Newport [Augusta County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Armstrong
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
    • McDowell [Highland County]
    • Warm Springs [Bath County]
    • Brownsburg [Rockbridge County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Armstrong ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Bath County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bath County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Bath, 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 Armstrong - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Armstrong) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Armstrong. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1121, Longitude: -79.5214       In this case, the coordinates for Armstrong 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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