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Welcome to Arrington ...

Arrington is located in Nelson County<1>.

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

Arrington is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Arrington: (434)

Communities Also Named Arrington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Arrington - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Arrington ...

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

  • Amherst [Amherst County]
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    • Amherst [Amherst County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Arrington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,182 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amherst<5>
  • Shipman [Nelson County]
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    • Shipman [Nelson County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Arrington
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shipman
  • New Glasgow [Amherst County]
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    • New Glasgow [Amherst County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Arrington
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Glasgow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Glasgow
  • Jonesboro [Nelson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesboro
    • Jonesboro [Nelson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Arrington
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jonesboro
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Massies Mill [Nelson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Massies Mill
      • Massies Mill [Nelson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Arrington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Massies Mill
    • Gladstone [Nelson County]
    • Lowesville [Amherst County]
    • Monitor [Amherst County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monitor
      • Monitor [Amherst County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Arrington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monitor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monitor
    • Rockfish [Nelson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockfish
      • Rockfish [Nelson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Arrington
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockfish
    • Manteo [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manteo
      • Manteo [Buckingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Arrington
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manteo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manteo

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arrington ...

Looking for more information about Arrington? 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 Arrington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Arrington.

Adding Arrington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Arrington 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 Arrington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Arrington on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.com/

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 Nelson, 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 Arrington - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Arrington) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arrington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6840, Longitude: -78.9011       In this case, the coordinates for Arrington 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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