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Welcome to Attoway ...

Attoway is located in Smyth County<1>.

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

Attoway is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the altitude of Attoway is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Attoway: (276)

Communities near Attoway ...

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

  • Marion [Smyth County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Smyth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Attoway
    • Estimated population for 2018: 5,634 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion
  • Saltville [Smyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltville
    • Saltville [Smyth County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Attoway
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltville
  • Chilhowie [Smyth County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilhowie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilhowie
    • Chilhowie [Smyth County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Attoway
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,721 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilhowie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chilhowie
  • Rural Retreat [Wythe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rural Retreat have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rural Retreat
    • Rural Retreat [Wythe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Attoway
    • Estimated population for 2018: 1,456 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rural Retreat
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rural Retreat
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Glade Spring [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Glade Spring have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glade Spring
      • Glade Spring [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Attoway
      • Estimated population for 2018: 1,430 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glade Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glade Spring
    • Trout Dale [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trout Dale
      • Trout Dale [Grayson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Attoway
      • Estimated population for 2018: 167 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trout Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trout Dale
    • Atkins [Smyth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkins have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkins
      • Atkins [Smyth County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Attoway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkins
    • Sugar Grove [Smyth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sugar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sugar Grove
      • Sugar Grove [Smyth County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Attoway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sugar Grove
    • Adwolf [Smyth County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Adwolf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adwolf
      • Adwolf [Smyth County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Attoway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adwolf
    • Fleet [Washington 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 Attoway. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Attoway.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attoway ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Smyth County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Smyth County: www.smythcounty.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 Smyth, 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 Attoway - 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 from Point A (ie- Attoway) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attoway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8135, Longitude: -81.4673       In this case, the coordinates for Attoway have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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