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Bassett, Virginia

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The location of Bassett

Welcome to Bassett ...

Bassett is located in Henry County.

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

Bassett is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Bassett is within the boundaries of the (276) area code.

Communities Also Named Bassett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Bassett - they are located in Arkansas, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin.

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

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 Bassett. 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 Bassett. 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 Bassett. Our list includes 6 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bassett ...

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

Communities near Bassett ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Martinsville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Bassett

Located in Martinsville City

Rocky Mount   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the North (N) of Bassett

Located in Franklin County

Stuart   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Bassett

Located in Patrick County

Ridgeway   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Bassett

Fieldale   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Bassett

Henry   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the North (N) of Bassett

Located in Franklin County

Oak Level   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Bassett

Reed Creek Village   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the East (E) of Bassett

Collinsville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Bassett

Villa Heights   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the Southeast (SE) of Bassett

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bassett - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Bassett) 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 Bassett. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bassett

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bassett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7593, Longitude: -79.9903     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bassett have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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