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Welcome to Erin Shades ...

Erin Shades is located in Henrico County<1>.

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

Erin Shades is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Erin Shades: (804)

Communities near Erin Shades ...

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

  • Richmond (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • Richmond lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Erin Shades and is located in Richmond City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Ashland (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
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    • Ashland lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Erin Shades and is located in Hanover County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,908 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • Glen Allen (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
  • Laurel (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laurel
    • Laurel lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Erin Shades and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laurel
  • Tuckahoe (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Hunton (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunton
    • Hunton lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Erin Shades and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hunton
  • Lorraine (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lorraine
    • Lorraine lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Erin Shades and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lorraine
  • Quail Walk (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quail Walk
    • Quail Walk lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Erin Shades and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quail Walk
  • Dumbarton (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumbarton
    • Dumbarton lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Erin Shades and is located in Henrico County
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  • Lakeside (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
    • Lakeside lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Erin Shades and is located in Henrico County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Erin Shades ...

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

Adding Erin Shades to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Erin Shades in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Erin Shades was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Erin Shades in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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

The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.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 Henrico, 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 Erin Shades - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Erin Shades) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erin Shades. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6479, Longitude: -77.5908       In this case, the coordinates for Erin Shades 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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