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Welcome to Dillwyn ...

The town of Dillwyn is located in Buckingham County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Dillwyn, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1881.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dillwyn has a population of 442 people<3> (see below for details).

Dillwyn is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Dillwyn is within the (434) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dillwyn had an population of 442 people. This is a decrease of 1.12% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.12% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dillwyn had a population of 447 people. This makes Dillwyn the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 447 people, the population of Dillwyn has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 447 people).

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

Communities Also Named Dillwyn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Dillwyn - it's located in Kansas.

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

Communities near Dillwyn ...

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

  • Farmville
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmville
    • Farmville is located in Prince Edward County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,842 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmville <5>
  • Scottsville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville is located in Albemarle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 625 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville <5>
  • Enonville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Enonville
    • Enonville is located in Buckingham County
  • Buckingham
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
  • Gravel Hill
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gravel Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gravel Hill
    • Gravel Hill is located in Buckingham County
  • Alcoma
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alcoma
    • Alcoma is located in Buckingham County
  • Andersonville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andersonville
    • Andersonville is located in Buckingham County
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andersonville <5>
  • Gold Hill
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gold Hill
    • Gold Hill is located in Buckingham County
  • Curdsville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Curdsville
    • Curdsville is located in Buckingham County
  • Mount Vinco
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vinco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vinco
    • Mount Vinco is located in Buckingham 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 Dillwyn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dillwyn.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dillwyn ...

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

Adding Dillwyn to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From that list, the Dillwyn post office opened in 1881.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Dillwyn.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dillwyn. 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 Buckingham, 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 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 Dillwyn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dillwyn - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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