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Welcome to Faber ...

Faber is located in Nelson County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Faber, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Faber is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Faber: (434)

The ZIP code for Faber: 22938<3>

Communities Also Named Faber ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Faber - they are located in Arkansas and Kentucky.

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

Communities near Faber ...

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

  • Charlottesville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Waynesboro
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Scottsville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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 <4>
  • Covesville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covesville
    • Covesville is located in Albemarle County
  • Adial
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adial
    • Adial is located in Nelson County
  • Old Myndus
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Myndus
    • Old Myndus is located in Nelson County
  • Alberene
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberene
    • Alberene is located in Albemarle County
  • Porters
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters
    • Porters is located in Albemarle County
  • Greenfield
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenfield
    • Greenfield is located in Nelson County
  • Lodebar
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lodebar
    • Lodebar is located in Nelson 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 Faber. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Faber.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Faber ...

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

Adding Faber to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Faber.

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

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.com/

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 Nelson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Faber - 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 Faber). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Faber or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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