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Welcome to Aspenwall ...

Aspenwall is located in Charlotte County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Aspenwall, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1841.

Aspenwall is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Aspenwall: (434)

Communities near Aspenwall ...

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

  • Halifax
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Brookneal
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
  • Keysville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keysville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Keysville
    • Keysville is located in Charlotte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 776 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keysville <3>
  • Charlotte Court House
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Drakes Branch
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drakes Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Drakes Branch
    • Drakes Branch is located in Charlotte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 492 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drakes Branch <3>
  • Pamplin City
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
  • Phenix
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phenix have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phenix
    • Phenix is located in Charlotte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
  • Clover
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Scottsburg
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsburg
    • Scottsburg is located in Fluvanna County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsburg <3>
  • Rabat
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rabat have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rabat
    • Rabat is located in Halifax 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 Aspenwall. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aspenwall.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aspenwall ...

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

Adding Aspenwall to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Aspenwall was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Aspenwall post office opened in 1841.

We also found Aspenwall in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Aspenwall.

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

The official website for Charlotte County: www.co.charlotte.va.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 Charlotte, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aspenwall - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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