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Welcome to Gladstone ...

Gladstone is located in Nelson County<1>.

Gladstone is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Gladstone lies within the (434) area code.

The ZIP code for Gladstone: 24553<3>

Adding Gladstone to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Gladstone 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 Gladstone was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Gladstone on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Gladstone ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 29 communities that are also named Gladstone - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Gladstone ...

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

  • Lynchburg [Lynchburg City]
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    • Lynchburg [Lynchburg City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Gladstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 82,168 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lynchburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lynchburg<5>
  • Amherst [Amherst County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amherst
    • Amherst [Amherst County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Gladstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,180 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amherst<5>
  • Appomattox [Appomattox County]
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    • Appomattox [Appomattox County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Gladstone
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Appomattox
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Appomattox<5>
  • Beckham [Appomattox County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beckham
    • Beckham [Appomattox County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Gladstone
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beckham
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Colleen [Nelson County]
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      • Colleen [Nelson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Gladstone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colleen
    • Shipman [Nelson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shipman
      • Shipman [Nelson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Gladstone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shipman
    • Sweet Briar Station [Amherst County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sweet Briar Station
      • Sweet Briar Station [Amherst County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Gladstone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sweet Briar Station
    • Toga [Buckingham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Toga
      • Toga [Buckingham County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Gladstone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toga
    • Monitor [Amherst County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monitor
      • Monitor [Amherst County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Gladstone
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monitor have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monitor
    • Spout Spring [Appomattox County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spout Spring
      • Spout Spring [Appomattox County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Gladstone
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Spout Spring

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gladstone ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Nelson County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.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 Nelson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gladstone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Gladstone). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Gladstone or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gladstone) 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 Gladstone. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GladstoneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gladstone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5460, Longitude: -78.8486    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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