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Welcome to Dunnsville ...

Dunnsville is located in Essex County<1>.

Dunnsville is 110 feet [34 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Dunnsville is within the (804) area code.

The ZIP code for Dunnsville: 22454<3>

Communities Also Named Dunnsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Dunnsville - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Dunnsville ...

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

  • Tappahannock [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tappahannock
    • Tappahannock [Essex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Dunnsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappahannock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock<6>
  • Warsaw [Richmond County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warsaw
    • Warsaw [Richmond County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Dunnsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<6>
  • Montross [Westmoreland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montross
    • Montross [Westmoreland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Dunnsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montross<6>
  • Bowlers Wharf [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowlers Wharf
    • Bowlers Wharf [Essex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Dunnsville
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowlers Wharf
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millers Tavern [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Tavern
      • Millers Tavern [Essex County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Dunnsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millers Tavern
    • Simons Corner [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simons Corner
      • Simons Corner [Richmond County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Dunnsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simons Corner
    • Cumnor [King and Queen County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cumnor
      • Cumnor [King and Queen County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Dunnsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cumnor
    • Downings [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downings
      • Downings [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Dunnsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downings
    • Farnham [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farnham
      • Farnham [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Dunnsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farnham
    • Simonson [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Simonson
      • Simonson [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Dunnsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Simonson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Simonson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dunnsville ...

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

Adding Dunnsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Essex County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dunnsville. 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 Essex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dunnsville - 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 Dunnsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Dunnsville 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Dunnsville) 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 Dunnsville. 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 DunnsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunnsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8584, Longitude: -76.8225    
<5>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.
<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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