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Welcome to Banister Town ...

Banister Town is located in Halifax County<1>.

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

Banister Town is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Banister Town is located in the (434) area code.

Websites for Banister Town ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.halifaxchamber.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Banister Town, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Banister Town ...

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

  • South Boston [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Boston
    • South Boston [Halifax County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Banister Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,519 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>
  • Brookneal [Campbell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookneal
    • Brookneal [Campbell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Banister Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookneal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookneal<5>
  • Clover [Halifax County]
  • Virgilina [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgilina
    • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Banister Town
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsburg
      • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Banister Town
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 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>
    • Crystal Hill [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crystal Hill
      • Crystal Hill [Halifax County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Banister Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Hill
    • Jones [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jones
      • Jones [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Banister Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jones
    • Omega [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Omega
      • Omega [Halifax County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Banister Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Omega
    • Cluster Springs [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cluster Springs
      • Cluster Springs [Halifax County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Banister Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cluster Springs
    • Nathalie [Halifax County]

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Banister Town.

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

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.

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.

Mentions & References for Banister Town

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About Halifax County

About Virginia

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: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Halifax, 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 Banister Town - 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- 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 TownOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Banister Town 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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