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Fancy Gap, Virginia

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Welcome to Fancy Gap ...

Fancy Gap is located in Carroll County.

Fancy Gap is 2,890 feet [881 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the elevation of Fancy Gap is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Fancy Gap is within the boundaries of the (276) area code.

The ZIP code for Fancy Gap: 24328<2>

Communities near Fancy Gap ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Fancy Gap and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Dobson (NC)   [Map]   1,556   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Mount Airy (NC)   [Map]   10,232   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Round Peak (NC)   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Ararat   [Map]   ---   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Cana   [Map]   ---   S   5 miles [8 km]
Fries   [Map]   452   W   15 miles [24.1 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Fancy Gap.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Fancy Gap. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fancy Gap. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fancy Gap.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Fancy Gap:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fancy Gap ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fancy Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>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 Fancy Gap). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fancy Gap or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Fancy Gap) 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 Fancy Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fancy Gap

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fancy Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6674, Longitude: -80.6921     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fancy Gap.

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