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Welcome to Bluff City ...

Bluff City is located in Giles County<1>.

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

Bluff City is 1,600 feet [488 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Bluff City: (540)

Communities Also Named Bluff City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Bluff City - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois (2), Kansas (2), Kentucky, Nebraska, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Bluff City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Bluff City.

  • Blacksburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Blacksburg [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Bluff City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 44,233 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<5>
  • Radford [Radford City]
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    • Radford [Radford City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Bluff City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,249 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Radford<5>
  • Pulaski [Pulaski County]
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    • Pulaski [Pulaski County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Bluff City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,714 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pulaski have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pulaski<5>
  • Princeton [Mercer County]
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    • Princeton [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Bluff City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,675 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Dublin [Pulaski County]
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      • Dublin [Pulaski County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Bluff City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<5>
    • Pembroke [Giles County]
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      • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Bluff City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,081 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pembroke have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<5>
    • Athens [Mercer County]
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      • Athens [Mercer County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Bluff City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Athens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Athens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Athens<5>
    • Rich Creek [Giles County]
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      • Rich Creek [Giles County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Bluff City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 741 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rich Creek<5>
    • Peterstown [Monroe County]
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      • Peterstown [Monroe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Bluff City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 621 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peterstown<5>
    • Oakvale [Mercer County]
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      • Oakvale [Mercer County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Bluff City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 112 people
      • Former name for Oakvale:
      • Frenchville
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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 Bluff City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Bluff City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bluff City. 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 Bluff City.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bluff City ...

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

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About Giles County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Giles County: www.gilescounty.org/

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 Giles, 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 Bluff City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bluff City) 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 Bluff City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bluff City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bluff City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3382, Longitude: -80.7562       In this case, the coordinates for Bluff City 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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