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Welcome to Averett ...

Averett is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

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

Averett is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Averett lies within the (434) area code.

Adding Averett 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 Averett 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 Averett 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 Averett on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Averett ...

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

  • Oxford [Granville County]
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    • Oxford [Granville County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Averett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,886 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<5>
  • South Boston [Halifax County]
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    • South Boston [Halifax County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Averett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,588 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Boston<5>
  • Chase City [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chase City
    • Chase City [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Averett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,215 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chase City<5>
  • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Averett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,166 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stovall [Granville County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stovall
      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Averett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stovall
    • Boydton [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boydton
      • Boydton [Mecklenburg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Averett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 411 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boydton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boydton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boydton<5>
    • Clover [Halifax County]
    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
    • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsburg
      • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Averett
      • Estimated population in 2019: 128 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsburg<5>
    • Mill Village [Mecklenburg County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Village
      • Mill Village [Mecklenburg County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Averett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Averett ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Mecklenburg County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Mecklenburg, 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 Averett - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Averett) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Averett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5749, Longitude: -78.6514       In this case, the coordinates for Averett 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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