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Welcome to Colonial Heights ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Colonial Heights: Colonial Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Colonial Heights has a population of 17,833 people<2> (see below for details).

The city of Colonial Heights is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Colonial Heights lies within the (804) area code.

Websites for Colonial Heights ...

Official Website: www.colonial-heights.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Colonial Heights had an population of 17,833 people. This is an increase of 2.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Colonial Heights had a population of 17,411 people.

The population of Colonial Heights represents 0.22% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 30th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 17,411 people, the population of Colonial Heights increased 3.04% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 16,897 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Colonial Heights.

Communities Also Named Colonial Heights ...

While we believe that this Colonial Heights is located in , we know of another 6 Virginia communities named Colonial Heights. Those communities are located in the following : Bristol City, Hampton City, Norfolk City, Roanoke City, Stafford and Washington County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 36 communities that are also named Colonial Heights - they are located in Alabama, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland (3), New York (2), North Carolina (6), Ohio, South Carolina (7), Tennessee and Utah.

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

Communities near Colonial Heights ...

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

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    • Hopewell [Hopewell City]

      • Hopewell [Hopewell City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
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    • Maitland Village [Dinwiddie County]

      • Maitland Village [Dinwiddie County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Heights
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    • Addison [Dinwiddie County]

      • Addison [Dinwiddie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Heights
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    • Chester [Chesterfield County]

      • Chester [Chesterfield County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Colonial Heights
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    • Chesterfield Court House [Chesterfield County]

      • Chesterfield Court House [Chesterfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Colonial Heights
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    • Bellwood [Chesterfield County]

      • Bellwood [Chesterfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Colonial Heights
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    • Beulah Village [Chesterfield County]

      • Beulah Village [Chesterfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Colonial Heights
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    • Matoaca [Chesterfield County]

      • Matoaca [Chesterfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Colonial Heights
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    • Bensley Village [Chesterfield County]

      • Bensley Village [Chesterfield County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Colonial Heights
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    • Garysville [Prince George County]

      • Garysville [Prince George County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Colonial Heights
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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 Colonial Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colonial Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colonial Heights ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Colonial Heights: www.colonial-heights.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Colonial Heights.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Colonial Heights - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Colonial Heights) 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 Colonial Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colonial Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colonial Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2440, Longitude: -77.4103       In this case, the coordinates for Colonial Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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