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Welcome to Cuckoo ...

Cuckoo is located in Louisa County<1>.

Cuckoo is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Cuckoo is within the (540) area code.

Communities near Cuckoo ...

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

  • Louisa [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisa
    • Louisa [Louisa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Cuckoo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,764 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisa have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<5>
  • Mineral [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mineral
    • Mineral [Louisa County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Cuckoo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 529 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mineral have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mineral
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mineral<5>
  • Columbia [Fluvanna County]
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    • Columbia [Fluvanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Cuckoo
    • Estimated population in 2016: 80 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>
  • Jackson [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
    • Jackson [Louisa County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Cuckoo
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bumpass [Louisa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumpass
      • Bumpass [Louisa County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the east of Cuckoo
      • Bumpass has also been known as:
      • Bumpas
      • Bumpass Junction
      • Bumpass Station
      • Bumpass Turnout
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bumpass
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bumpass<5>
    • Willowbrook [Louisa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willowbrook
      • Willowbrook [Louisa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Cuckoo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willowbrook
    • Glenora [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenora
      • Glenora [Spotsylvania County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Cuckoo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenora
    • Tylers [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tylers
      • Tylers [Hanover County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Cuckoo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylers
    • Lewiston [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
      • Lewiston [Spotsylvania County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Cuckoo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Trevilians [Louisa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trevilians
      • Trevilians [Louisa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Cuckoo
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trevilians

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cuckoo ...

Looking for more information about Cuckoo? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Cuckoo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cuckoo.

Adding Cuckoo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cuckoo 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 Cuckoo was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Louisa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Louisa County: www.louisacounty.com/

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 Louisa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cuckoo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Cuckoo) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cuckoo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CuckooOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cuckoo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9528, Longitude: -77.8999    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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