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Welcome to Axtell ...

Axtell is located in Buckingham County<1>.

Axtell is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Axtell is located in the (434) area code.

Adding Axtell 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 Axtell 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 Axtell 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 Axtell on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Axtell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Axtell - they are located in Kansas, Kentucky, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Axtell ...

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

  • Scottsville [Albemarle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville [Albemarle County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Axtell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 618 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville<5>
  • Dillwyn [Buckingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillwyn
    • Dillwyn [Buckingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Axtell
    • Estimated population in 2019: 442 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillwyn have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillwyn
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillwyn<5>
  • Porters [Albemarle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters
    • Porters [Albemarle County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Axtell
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Porters
  • Alcoma [Buckingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alcoma
    • Alcoma [Buckingham County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Axtell
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alcoma
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Buckingham [Buckingham County]
    • Rockfish [Nelson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockfish
      • Rockfish [Nelson County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Axtell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockfish
    • Faber [Nelson County]
    • Alberene [Albemarle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberene
      • Alberene [Albemarle County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Axtell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alberene
    • Gold Hill [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Hill
      • Gold Hill [Buckingham County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Axtell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gold Hill
    • Shipman [Nelson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shipman
      • Shipman [Nelson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the west of Axtell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shipman

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Axtell ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Axtell. 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 Buckingham, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Axtell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Axtell) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Axtell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Axtell

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Axtell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7012, Longitude: -78.6016    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<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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