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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 2019, Colonial Heights has a population of 17,089 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Colonial Heights.

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

The area code for Colonial Heights: (804)

Websites for Colonial Heights ...

Official Website: www.colonial-heights.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Colonial Heights had an population of 17,089 people. This is a decrease of 1.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.14% 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.

  • Hopewell [Hopewell City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell [Hopewell City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<5>
  • Maitland Village [Dinwiddie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maitland Village
    • Maitland Village [Dinwiddie County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maitland Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maitland Village
  • Addison [Dinwiddie County]
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    • Addison [Dinwiddie County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Heights
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  • Screamersville [Chesterfield County] - Historic
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    • Screamersville [Chesterfield County] was located 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Screamersville have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chester [Chesterfield County]
    • Bermuda Hundred [Chesterfield County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bermuda Hundred
      • Bermuda Hundred [Chesterfield County] was located 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
      • Note: We haven't been able to verify our GPS coordinates for Bermuda Hundred. Although the coordinates have been estimated, they should be in the vicinity.<6>
    • Meadowville [Chesterfield County]
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      • Meadowville [Chesterfield County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Colonial Heights
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    • Chesterfield Court House [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield Court House
      • Chesterfield Court House [Chesterfield County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Colonial Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterfield Court House have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chesterfield Court House
    • Bellwood [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bellwood
      • Bellwood [Chesterfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Colonial Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bellwood have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bellwood
    • Beulah Village [Chesterfield County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beulah Village
      • Beulah Village [Chesterfield County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Colonial Heights
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beulah Village have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beulah Village

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.

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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 '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- 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, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Colonial HeightsOur 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).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.






















 

 

 

 

 


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