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Welcome to Dendron ...

The town of Dendron is located in Surry County<1>.

The location of Dendron has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dendron has a population of 246 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Dendron is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dendron is within the boundaries of the (757) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dendron had an population of 246 people. This is a decrease of 9.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 17.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dendron had a population of 272 people. This makes Dendron the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 272 people, the population of Dendron decreased 8.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 297 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dendron.

Communities Also Named Dendron ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Dendron - they are located in North Carolina and Saskatchewan.

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

Communities near Dendron ...

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

  • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County]
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    • Smithfield [Isle of Wight County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Dendron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,615 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithfield<6>
  • Windsor [Isle of Wight County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
    • Windsor [Isle of Wight County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Dendron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,800 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<6>
  • Waverly [Sussex County]
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    • Waverly [Sussex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Dendron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>
  • Wakefield [Sussex County]
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    • Wakefield [Sussex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Dendron
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Claremont [Surry County]
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      • Claremont [Surry County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Dendron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
    • Ivor [Southampton County]
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      • Ivor [Southampton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Dendron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 315 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ivor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ivor<6>
    • Surry [Surry County]
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      • Surry [Surry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Dendron
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surry<6>
    • Beachland [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beachland
      • Beachland [Surry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Dendron
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beachland
    • Carsley [Surry County]
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      • Carsley [Surry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Dendron
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carsley
    • Itata [Surry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Itata
      • Itata [Surry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Dendron
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Itata have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Itata

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dendron ...

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

Adding Dendron to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Surry County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Surry County: www.co.surry.va.us/

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 Surry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dendron.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dendron - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Dendron) 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 Dendron. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DendronOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dendron. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0364, Longitude: -76.9241       In this case, the coordinates for Dendron have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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