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The location of Banister Town









Welcome to Banister Town ...

Banister Town is located in Halifax County.

The location of Banister Town has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Banister Town is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Banister Town: (434)

Communities near Banister Town ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Aarons Creek   [Map]   ---   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Brookneal   [Map]   1,103   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clover   [Map]   ---   E   11 miles [17.7 km]
Henrys Mill   [Map]   ---   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Java   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lucks   [Map]   ---   W   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Banister Town.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Banister Town. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Banister Town. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Banister Town.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Banister Town:

Websites for Banister Town ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.halifaxchamber.net/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Banister Town ...

Looking for more information about Banister Town? 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.

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

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About Halifax County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Virginia: www.virginia.gov/


Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Banister Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Banister Town) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Banister Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7743, Longitude: -78.9203     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Banister Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Banister Town.

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This page was last modified: 18 Dec 2018