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Bretton Woods, Virginia

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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 is within the boundaries of 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 and not the distance if you are driving it.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Ashland   [Map]   7,649   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]   223,170   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 Tourism Map for Bretton Woods.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' is a very useful tool for people who might be planning 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) Bretton Woods. 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.

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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 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 'point-to-point' distance starting in Bretton Woods. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn 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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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Bretton Woods.