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Welcome to Blue Grass ...

Blue Grass is located in Highland County.

Blue Grass is 2,540 feet [774 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Blue Grass is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Blue Grass lies within the (540) area code.

Communities near Blue Grass ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Blue Grass and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bolar   [Map]   ---   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
Monterey   [Map]   138   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Cass (WV)   [Map]   ---   W   21 miles [33.8 km]
Circleville (WV)   [Map]   ---   N   12 miles [19.3 km]
Durbin (WV)   [Map]   294   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Frank (WV)   [Map]   ---   W   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Blue Grass ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Blue Grass - they are located in Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Minnesota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and Tennessee.

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

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 Blue Grass. 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 Blue Grass. 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 Blue Grass.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Grass ...

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

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Highland County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Highland County: www.highlandcova.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Grass - 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 starting in Blue Grass. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blue Grass) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Grass. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5001, Longitude: -79.5498     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Grass 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 Blue Grass.

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This page was last modified: 16 Oct 2018
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