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Welcome to Brook Hill ...

Brook Hill is located in Henrico County<1>.

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

Brook Hill is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Brook Hill: (804)

Communities Also Named Brook Hill ...

While we believe that this Brook Hill is located in Henrico County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Brook Hill. Those communities are located in the following counties: Fairfax and Richmond City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 4 communities that are also named Brook Hill - they are located in Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Brook Hill ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Brook Hill.

  • Richmond (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Brook Hill and is located in Richmond City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Ashland (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Brook Hill and is located in Hanover County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,908 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • Laurel Village (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel Village
    • Laurel Village lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Brook Hill and is located in Henrico County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Laurel Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel Village
  • Laurel (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Brook Hill and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
  • Glen Allen (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Quail Walk (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Walk
    • Quail Walk lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Brook Hill and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Walk
  • Heckler Village (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heckler Village
    • Heckler Village lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Brook Hill and is located in Henrico County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heckler Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heckler Village
  • Hunton (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunton
    • Hunton lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Brook Hill and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunton
  • Montrose Heights (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose Heights
    • Montrose Heights lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Brook Hill and is located in Richmond City
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose Heights
  • Montrose (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
    • Montrose lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Brook Hill and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose

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 Brook Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brook Hill.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brook Hill ...

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

Adding Brook Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brook Hill in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Brook Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Brook Hill on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Brook Hill on our Genealogy Page.

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Brook Hill

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Henrico County

About Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Brook Hill. 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: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Henrico, 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 Brook Hill - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brook Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brook Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6057, Longitude: -77.4441       In this case, the coordinates for Brook Hill 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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