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Welcome to Callao ...

Callao is located in Northumberland County<1>.

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

Callao is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Callao is located in the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Callao ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Callao - they are located in Mississippi, Missouri and Utah.

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

Communities near Callao ...

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

  • Tappahannock [Essex County]
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    • Tappahannock [Essex County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Callao
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappahannock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock<5>
  • Warsaw [Richmond County]
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    • Warsaw [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the west of Callao
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,486 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<5>
  • Montross [Westmoreland County]
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    • Montross [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Callao
    • Estimated population in 2019: 390 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montross<5>
  • Griffiths Corner [Westmoreland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffiths Corner
    • Griffiths Corner [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Callao
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffiths Corner
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Heathsville [Northumberland County]
    • Rich Neck [Richmond County]
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      • Rich Neck [Richmond County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Callao
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    • Farnham [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farnham
      • Farnham [Richmond County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Callao
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    • Tucker Hill [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tucker Hill
      • Tucker Hill [Westmoreland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Callao
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    • Lara [Northumberland County]
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      • Lara [Northumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Callao
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lara
    • Simons Corner [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simons Corner
      • Simons Corner [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Callao
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simons Corner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Callao ...

Looking for more information about Callao? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Callao, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Callao.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Northumberland County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Northumberland County: www.co.northumberland.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 Northumberland, 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 Callao - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Callao) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Callao. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9693, Longitude: -76.5597       In this case, the coordinates for Callao 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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