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Castlewood, Virginia

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The location of Castlewood

Welcome to Castlewood ...

Castlewood is located in Russell County.

The location of Castlewood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Castlewood is 1,610 feet [491 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Castlewood: (276)

Communities Also Named Castlewood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Castlewood - they are located in California, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and South Dakota.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Castlewood. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Castlewood. 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 Castlewood.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Castlewood ...

Looking for more information about Castlewood? 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 Castlewood, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Castlewood.

Communities near Castlewood ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Norton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the West (W) of Castlewood

Located in Norton City

Lebanon   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the East (E) of Castlewood

Wise   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the West (W) of Castlewood

Located in Wise County

Coeburn   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the West (W) of Castlewood

Located in Wise County

Honaker   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Castlewood

Nickelsville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Castlewood

Located in Scott County

Clinchco   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the North (N) of Castlewood

Located in Dickenson County

Dungannon   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the Southwest (SW) of Castlewood

Located in Scott County

Cleveland   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the Northeast (NE) of Castlewood

Dwina   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the West (W) of Castlewood

Located in Wise County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Castlewood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Castlewood) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Castlewood. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Castlewood

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Castlewood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8901, Longitude: -82.2796     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Castlewood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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