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Welcome to Aylett ...

Aylett is located in King William County<1>.

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

Aylett is 40 feet [12 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Aylett is within the boundaries of the (804) area code.

Adding Aylett 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 Aylett 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 Aylett 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 Aylett on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Aylett ...

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

  • Tappahannock [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tappahannock
    • Tappahannock [Essex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Aylett
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappahannock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock<5>
  • Cauthornville [King and Queen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cauthornville
    • Cauthornville [King and Queen County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Aylett
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cauthornville
  • Walkerton [King and Queen County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkerton
    • Walkerton [King and Queen County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Aylett
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Walkerton
  • Tuck Fork [King William County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuck Fork
    • Tuck Fork [King William County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Aylett
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tuck Fork
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Beazley [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beazley
      • Beazley [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Aylett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beazley
    • Cumnor [King and Queen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumnor
      • Cumnor [King and Queen County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Aylett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumnor
    • Hanover [Hanover County]
    • Sparta [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sparta
      • Sparta [Caroline County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Aylett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sparta
    • Dunnsville [Essex County]
    • Burruss Corner [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burruss Corner
      • Burruss Corner [Caroline County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Aylett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burruss Corner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aylett ...

Looking for more information about Aylett? 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 Aylett, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Aylett.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About King William County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for King William County: www.co.king-william.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 King William, 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 Aylett - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aylett) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aylett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7860, Longitude: -77.1050       In this case, the coordinates for Aylett 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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