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Welcome to Fishersville ...

Fishersville is located in Augusta County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Fishersville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1833.

Fishersville is 1,330 feet [405 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Fishersville: (540)

Communities Also Named Fishersville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Fishersville - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near Fishersville ...

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

  • Staunton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Waynesboro
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
  • Bridgewater
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Grottoes
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Mount Crawford
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Lyndhurst
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
  • Jolivue
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jolivue
    • Jolivue is located in Augusta County
  • Stuarts Draft
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Dooms
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dooms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dooms
    • Dooms is located in Augusta County
  • Crimora
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fishersville ...

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

Adding Fishersville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fishersville 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 Fishersville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Fishersville post office opened in 1833.

We also found Fishersville in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Fishersville.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Augusta, 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 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 Fishersville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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