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Welcome to Crimora ...

Crimora is located in Augusta County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Crimora, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1904.

Crimora is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Crimora is within the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Crimora: 24431<3>

Communities near Crimora ...

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

  • Staunton
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Waynesboro
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
  • Bridgewater
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Grottoes
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Dayton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dayton
    • Dayton is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,642 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton <4>
  • Mount Crawford
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
  • Fishersville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishersville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fishersville
    • Fishersville is located in Augusta County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fishersville <4>
  • Afton
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Brand
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brand have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brand
    • Brand is located in Augusta County
  • Foothill Village
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foothill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foothill Village
    • Foothill Village is located in Albemarle 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 Crimora. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Crimora.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crimora ...

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

Adding Crimora to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Crimora 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 Crimora was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Crimora post office opened in 1904.

We also found Crimora on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Crimora.

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

The official website for Augusta County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Augusta, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crimora - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Crimora). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crimora or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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