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Welcome to Falmouth ...

Falmouth is located in Stafford County<1>.

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

Falmouth is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Falmouth: (540)

Adding Falmouth to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Communities Also Named Falmouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Falmouth - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nova Scotia and Pennsylvania.

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

Communities near Falmouth ...

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

  • Dumfries [Prince William County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumfries
    • Dumfries [Prince William County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Falmouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,106 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumfries
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dumfries<5>
  • Bowling Green [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green [Caroline County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Falmouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,182 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowling Green have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<5>
  • Quantico [Prince William County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quantico
    • Quantico [Prince William County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Falmouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 558 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quantico have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quantico
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quantico<5>
  • Port Royal [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Port Royal
    • Port Royal [Caroline County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Falmouth
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stafford Lakes Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stafford Lakes Village
      • Stafford Lakes Village [Stafford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Falmouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stafford Lakes Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stafford Lakes Village
    • Leavells [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leavells
      • Leavells [Spotsylvania County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Falmouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leavells
    • Woodlanding Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodlanding Village
      • Woodlanding Village [Stafford County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Falmouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Woodlanding Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodlanding Village
    • Canterbury Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Canterbury Village
      • Canterbury Village [Stafford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Falmouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canterbury Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canterbury Village
    • Loy Landing [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loy Landing
      • Loy Landing [Stafford County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Falmouth
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loy Landing
    • Hartwood Village [Stafford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hartwood Village
      • Hartwood Village [Stafford County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Falmouth
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartwood Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartwood Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Falmouth ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Stafford County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Stafford County: www.co.stafford.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 Stafford, 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 Falmouth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Falmouth) 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 Falmouth. 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 FalmouthOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Falmouth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3240, Longitude: -77.4683       In this case, the coordinates for Falmouth 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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