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Welcome to Bretton Woods ...

Bretton Woods is located in Henrico County.

Bretton Woods is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Bretton Woods lies within the (804) area code.

Communities near Bretton Woods ...

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

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Ashland   [Map]   7,796   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chamberlayne   [Map]   ---   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Dumbarton   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
East Highland Park   [Map]   ---   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lakeside   [Map]   ---   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
Richmond   [Map]   227,032   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Bretton Woods ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Bretton Woods - they are located in Georgia (2), Maryland, Michigan and New Hampshire.

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

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 Bretton Woods. 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 Bretton Woods. 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 Bretton Woods.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bretton Woods ...

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

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

The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.va.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bretton Woods - 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' distance that stretches from Bretton Woods. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bretton Woods) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bretton Woods. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6590, Longitude: -77.5150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bretton Woods 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 Bretton Woods.

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