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Welcome to Arrowhead ...

Arrowhead is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

Arrowhead is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Arrowhead lies within the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Arrowhead ...

While we believe that this Arrowhead is located in Franklin County, we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Arrowhead. Those communities are located in the following counties: Albemarle, Chesterfield and Virginia Beach City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 23 communities that are also named Arrowhead - they are located in Alabama (2), British Columbia, California, Colorado, Illinois (3), Maryland (2), Missouri, Nevada (3), North Carolina (2), Ohio, Tennessee and Washington (2).

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

Communities near Arrowhead ...

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

  • Radford [Bedford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radford
    • Radford [Bedford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Arrowhead
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radford
  • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Mount have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Arrowhead
    • Estimated population for 2018: 4,748 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount
  • Chatham [Pittsylvania County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham
    • Chatham [Pittsylvania County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Arrowhead
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,438 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatham
  • Hurt [Pittsylvania County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurt
    • Hurt [Pittsylvania County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Arrowhead
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,234 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurt
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gretna [Pittsylvania County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gretna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
      • Gretna [Pittsylvania County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Arrowhead
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,205 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
      • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Arrowhead
      • Estimated population for 2018: 234 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill
    • North Shore [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Shore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Shore
      • North Shore [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Arrowhead
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Shore
    • Laprades Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laprades Mill
      • Laprades Mill [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Arrowhead
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laprades Mill
    • Westlake Corner [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westlake Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westlake Corner
      • Westlake Corner [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Arrowhead
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westlake Corner
    • Pittsville [Pittsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsville
      • Pittsville [Pittsylvania County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Arrowhead
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Arrowhead ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Franklin County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/

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 Franklin, 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 Arrowhead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Arrowhead) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Arrowhead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0132, Longitude: -79.6317       In this case, the coordinates for Arrowhead have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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