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Welcome to Buckner ...

Buckner is located in Louisa County<1>.

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

Buckner is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Buckner is located in the (540) area code.

Adding Buckner to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Buckner elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Buckner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Buckner - they are located in Arkansas (2), Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Tennessee and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Buckner ...

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

  • Louisa [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisa
    • Louisa [Louisa County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<5>
  • Mineral [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral
    • Mineral [Louisa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 523 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral<5>
  • Beaverdam [Hanover County]
  • Cuckoo [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cuckoo
    • Cuckoo [Louisa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Buckner
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cuckoo
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lewiston [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
      • Lewiston [Spotsylvania County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Buckner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Glenora [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenora
      • Glenora [Spotsylvania County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Buckner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenora
    • Partlow [Spotsylvania County]
    • Montpelier [Hanover County]
    • Margo [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Margo
      • Margo [Spotsylvania County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Buckner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Margo
    • Marye [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marye
      • Marye [Spotsylvania County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Buckner
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marye

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckner ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Louisa County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Louisa County: www.louisacounty.com/

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 Louisa, 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 Buckner - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Buckner) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9621, Longitude: -77.7728       In this case, the coordinates for Buckner 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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