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Welcome to Ferrum ...

Ferrum is located in Franklin County.

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

The telephone area code for Ferrum: (540)

Communities near Ferrum ...

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 Ferrum and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirDistance
Bassett   [Map]   ---   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Boones Mill   [Map]   235   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Floyd   [Map]   438   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Henry   [Map]   ---   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Martinsville   [Map]   13,142   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Oak Level   [Map]   ---   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]

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

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.

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 Ferrum. 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 Ferrum. 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 Ferrum.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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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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>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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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ferrum - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: 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: 36.9229, Longitude: -80.0134     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ferrum have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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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 Ferrum.

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