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Welcome to Axton ...
The location of Axton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Axton is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Axton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Axton is located in the (276) area code.
Communities near Axton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Axton.
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 Axton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Axton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Axton. 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 Axton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Axton. See our Newspapers Page for Axton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Axton ...
Looking for more information about Axton? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Axton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Axton.
Adding Axton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Axton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Axton was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Axton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Axton on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Axton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022