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Grassy Creek, Virginia
(Henry County)

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Welcome to Grassy Creek ...

Grassy Creek is located in Henry County.

A typical abbreviation for Grassy Creek: Grassy Crk. (or less commonly used: Grassy Ck. or Grassy Cr.)

Grassy Creek is 940 feet [287 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Grassy Creek is within the boundaries of the (276) area code.

Communities near Grassy Creek ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if driven.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Eden (NC)   [Map]   15,376   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Madison (NC)   [Map]   2,183   S   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mayodan (NC)   [Map]   2,450   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Stoneville (NC)   [Map]   1,031   S   12 miles [19.3 km]
Wentworth (NC)   [Map]   2,748   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   ---   N   4 miles [6.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Grassy Creek.

Communities Also Named Grassy Creek ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Grassy Creek: This one is located in Henry County and the other is located in Russell County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 6 communities that are also named Grassy Creek - they are located in Kentucky, North Carolina (2), Ohio and Tennessee.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Grassy Creek. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Grassy Creek. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Grassy Creek.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Grassy Creek:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grassy Creek ...

Looking for more information about Grassy Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Grassy Creek? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Grassy Creek. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Henry County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grassy Creek - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance starting in Grassy Creek. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Grassy Creek) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grassy Creek. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6429, Longitude: -79.9212     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Grassy Creek have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Grassy Creek.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Grassy Creek.