Welcome to Goochland ...
Goochland is located in Goochland County<1> and is the County Seat for Goochland County.
Goochland is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<2>.
Time Zone: Goochland lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Goochland lies within the (804) area code.
The ZIP code for Goochland: 23063<3>
Communities Also Named Goochland ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Goochland - it's located in Kentucky.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Goochland.
Communities near Goochland ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Goochland.
- Columbia [Fluvanna County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
- Columbia [Fluvanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Goochland
- Estimated population in 2016: 80 people
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
- Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
- Sandy Hook [Goochland County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandy Hook
- Sandy Hook [Goochland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the north of Goochland
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Sandy Hook
- Vontay [Hanover County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vontay
- Vontay [Hanover County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Goochland
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Vontay
- Willowbrook [Louisa County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willowbrook
- Willowbrook [Louisa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the north of Goochland
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- Rockville [Hanover County]
- Huguenot [Powhatan County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huguenot
- Huguenot [Powhatan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Goochland
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huguenot have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Huguenot
- Casco [Hanover County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Casco
- Casco [Hanover County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Goochland
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Casco have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Casco
- Jackson [Louisa County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
- Jackson [Louisa County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Goochland
- Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
- Montpelier [Hanover County]
- Wyndham [Henrico County]
- Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyndham
- Wyndham [Henrico County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Goochland
- Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyndham
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 Goochland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Goochland.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Goochland. 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 Goochland.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Goochland. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Goochland.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goochland ...
Looking for more information about Goochland? 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 Goochland, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Goochland.
Adding Goochland to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Goochland 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 Goochland was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
We also found Goochland on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Virginia (1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Goochland on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Mentions & References for Goochland
The Communities of Virginia
About Goochland County
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goochland. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Goochland County: www.co.goochland.va.us/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
|<1>||If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Goochland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.|
|<2>||The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goochland - 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 Goochland). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Goochland 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Goochland) 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 Goochland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GoochlandOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Goochland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6842, Longitude: -77.8854 |
|<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.|
|<6>||While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.|