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Welcome to Goodall ...

Goodall is located in Hanover County<1>.

We aren't confident of the location of Goodall, so consider the above location as an estimate.<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Goodall, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Goodall is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Goodall: (804)

Communities near Goodall ...

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

  • Richmond
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Ashland
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Rockville
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Vontay
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vontay
    • Vontay is located in Hanover County
  • Wyndham
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyndham
    • Wyndham is located in Henrico County
  • Gwathmey
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gwathmey have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gwathmey
    • Gwathmey is located in Hanover County
  • Hunton
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hunton
    • Hunton is located in Henrico County
  • Short Pump
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Glen Allen
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Hewlett
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hewlett have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hewlett
    • Hewlett is located in Hanover County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Goodall ...

Looking for more information about Goodall? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Goodall, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Goodall.

Adding Goodall to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Goodall on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Goodall.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Goodall. 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 Hanover, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>An 'estimated' location is one where we have been given GPS coordinates, but are unable to verify the accuracy of those coordinates. That said, we have some confidence that we have placed the marker near the actual location. A typical reason for being unable to verify a location is that it might be on private property or maybe historic and gone without an obvious trace.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Goodall - 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>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.


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