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Welcome to Crockett ...

Crockett is located in Wythe County<1>.

Crockett is 2,340 feet [713 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Crockett is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Crockett is within the (276) area code.

The ZIP code for Crockett: 24323<3>

Communities Also Named Crockett ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Crockett - they are located in Arkansas, California, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Crockett ...

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

  • Wytheville [Wythe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wytheville
    • Wytheville [Wythe County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Crockett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,879 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wytheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wytheville<5>
  • Marion [Smyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Smyth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Crockett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Rural Retreat [Wythe County]
  • Independence [Grayson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Grayson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Crockett
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 887 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fries [Grayson County]
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      • Fries [Grayson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Crockett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 444 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fries
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fries<5>
    • Trout Dale [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trout Dale
      • Trout Dale [Grayson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Crockett
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trout Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trout Dale<5>
    • Speedwell [Wythe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Speedwell
      • Speedwell [Wythe County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Crockett
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Speedwell
    • Kent [Wythe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kent
      • Kent [Wythe County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Crockett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kent have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kent
    • Elk Creek [Grayson County]
    • Atkins [Smyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkins
      • Atkins [Smyth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Crockett
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkins have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Atkins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkins<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Crockett ...

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

Adding Crockett to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Crockett was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Crockett on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Wythe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Wythe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Crockett - 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 Crockett). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Crockett or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Crockett) 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 Crockett. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CrockettOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Crockett. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8859, Longitude: -81.1921    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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