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Welcome to Fleet ...

Fleet is located in Washington County<1>.

Fleet is 2,020 feet [616 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Fleet lies within the (276) area code.

Communities Also Named Fleet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Fleet: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Norfolk City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 4 communities that are also named Fleet - they are located in Alberta, Kentucky and South Carolina.

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

Communities near Fleet ...

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

  • Abingdon [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abingdon
    • Abingdon [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Fleet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,856 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abingdon
  • Marion [Smyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Smyth County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Fleet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,555 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marion have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Lebanon [Russell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Russell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Fleet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,184 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<5>
  • Saltville [Smyth County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltville
    • Saltville [Smyth County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Fleet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,895 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chilhowie [Smyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilhowie
      • Chilhowie [Smyth County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the east of Fleet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,698 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chilhowie have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chilhowie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chilhowie<5>
    • Damascus [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Damascus
      • Damascus [Washington County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Fleet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 775 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Damascus have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Damascus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Damascus<5>
    • Trout Dale [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trout Dale
      • Trout Dale [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Fleet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 165 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trout Dale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trout Dale<5>
    • Clinchburg [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinchburg
      • Clinchburg [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Fleet
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinchburg
    • Friendship [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Friendship
      • Friendship [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Fleet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Friendship have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Friendship
    • Loves Mill [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loves Mill
      • Loves Mill [Washington County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Fleet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loves Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loves Mill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fleet ...

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

Adding Fleet to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fleet 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 Fleet was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Washington County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washcova.com/

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 Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fleet - 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- Fleet) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fleet. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FleetOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fleet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7924, Longitude: -81.7418    
<4>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.
<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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