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Welcome to Dooms ...

Dooms is located in Augusta County<1>.

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

Dooms is 1,260 feet [384 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Dooms: (540)

Communities near Dooms ...

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

  • Staunton [Staunton City]
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    • Staunton [Staunton City] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Dooms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staunton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Staunton<5>
  • Waynesboro [Waynesboro City]
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    • Waynesboro [Waynesboro City] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southwest of Dooms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,741 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<5>
  • Grottoes [Augusta County]
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    • Grottoes [Augusta County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Dooms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,864 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grottoes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grottoes<5>
  • Mount Crawford [Rockingham County]
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    • Mount Crawford [Rockingham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Dooms
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 462 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Crawford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Crawford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Crawford<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Sampson [Augusta County]
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      • Sampson [Augusta County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Dooms
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sampson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Afton [Nelson County]
    • Fishersville [Augusta County]
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      • Fishersville [Augusta County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Dooms
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fishersville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fishersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fishersville<5>
    • Foothill Village [Albemarle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Foothill Village
      • Foothill Village [Albemarle County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Dooms
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Foothill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Foothill Village
    • Lyndhurst [Augusta County]
    • Crozet [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 Dooms. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dooms.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dooms ...

Looking for more information about Dooms? 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 Dooms, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Dooms.

Adding Dooms to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Augusta County: www.co.augusta.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 Augusta, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dooms - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dooms) 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 Dooms. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from DoomsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dooms. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1090, Longitude: -78.8575       In this case, the coordinates for Dooms have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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