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Welcome to Concord ...

Concord is located in Campbell County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Concord, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1806.

Concord is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Concord is within the boundaries of the (434) area code.

Communities Also Named Concord ...

While we believe that this Concord is located in Campbell County, we know of another 3 Virginia communities named Concord. Those communities are located in the following counties: Brunswick, Gloucester and Stafford County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 105 communities that are also named Concord - they are located in Alabama (6), Arkansas (3), California, Delaware (2), Florida (2), Georgia (12), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (3), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (5), Nebraska (2), New Hampshire, New York (2), North Carolina (7), Nova Scotia, Ohio (4), Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (11), Vermont, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Concord ...

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

  • Lynchburg
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Amherst
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Appomattox
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Pamplin City
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
  • Spring Mills
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Mills
    • Spring Mills is located in Appomattox County
  • Rustburg
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Beckham
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckham
    • Beckham is located in Appomattox County
  • Madison Heights
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Evergreen
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Evergreen have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Evergreen
    • Evergreen is located in Appomattox County
  • Walkers Ford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Walkers Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Walkers Ford
    • Walkers Ford is located in Amherst County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Concord ...

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

Adding Concord to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Concord was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Concord post office opened in 1806.

We also found Concord in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Concord.

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

The official website for Campbell County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Campbell, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Concord - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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