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Welcome to Ferrum ...

Ferrum is located in Franklin County<1>.

Ferrum is 1,290 feet [393 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Ferrum is located in the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Ferrum ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ferrum - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Ferrum ...

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

  • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Martinsville
    • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Ferrum
    • Estimated population in 2018: 12,902 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<4>
  • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Ferrum
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,748 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<4>
  • Floyd [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Floyd
    • Floyd [Floyd County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Ferrum
    • Estimated population in 2018: 439 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Floyd
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Floyd<4>
  • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
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    • Henry [Franklin County]
    • Oak Level [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oak Level have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Level
      • Oak Level [Henry County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Ferrum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Level
    • Bassett [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bassett have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bassett
      • Bassett [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Ferrum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bassett
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bassett<4>
    • Pizarro [Floyd County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pizarro
      • Pizarro [Floyd County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the west of Ferrum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pizarro
    • Reed Creek Village [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Reed Creek Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reed Creek Village
      • Reed Creek Village [Henry County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Ferrum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reed Creek Village
    • Stanleytown [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanleytown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanleytown
      • Stanleytown [Henry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Ferrum
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanleytown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanleytown<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ferrum ...

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

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About Franklin County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/

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 Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ferrum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Ferrum) 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 Ferrum. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ferrum

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ferrum. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9228, Longitude: -80.0135    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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