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Welcome to Basham ...

Basham is located in Montgomery County.

Basham is 2,420 feet [738 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Basham is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Basham is within the (540) area code.

Communities near Basham ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Blacksburg   [Map]   44,563   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Christiansburg   [Map]   22,259   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
Dublin   [Map]   2,649   W   19 miles [30.6 km]
Floyd   [Map]   438   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
Oak Grove   [Map]   ---   N   5 miles [8 km]
Old Farm Village   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Basham ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Basham: This one is located in Montgomery County and the other is located in Floyd County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Basham - they are located in Alabama and Ohio.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Basham. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Basham. 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 Basham.

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

Websites for Basham ...

 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.montgomerycc.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Basham ...

Looking for more information about Basham? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Basham? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Basham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Basham.

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About Montgomery County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montva.com/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Basham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance that stretches from Basham. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Basham) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Basham. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0362, Longitude: -80.3425     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Basham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Basham.

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