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Brentwood, Virginia

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Welcome to Brentwood ...

Brentwood is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Brentwood lies within the (540) area code.

Communities near Brentwood ...

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

Community   2016<3>
Boones Mill   [Map]   232   S   13 miles [20.9 km]
Buchanan   [Map]   1,173   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Fincastle   [Map]   339   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Garden City   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
New Castle   [Map]   150   NW   15 miles [24.1 km]
Roanoke   [Map]   99,660   S   3 miles [4.8 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities, please visit the Nearby Page for Brentwood.

Communities Also Named Brentwood ...

While we believe that this Brentwood is located in Roanoke City, we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Brentwood. Those communities are located in the following counties: Chesapeake City, Chesterfield and Norfolk City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 52 communities that are also named Brentwood - they are located in Alabama (5), Arkansas, California (2), Florida (4), Georgia (4), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky (2), Maryland (2), Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina (6), Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina (3) and Tennessee (6).

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

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 Brentwood. 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 Brentwood. 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 Brentwood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brentwood ...

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Brentwood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brentwood. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3168, Longitude: -79.9389     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brentwood 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 Brentwood.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Brentwood.