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Welcome to Green Cove ...

Green Cove is located in Washington County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Green Cove: Green Cv.

Green Cove is 3,190 feet [972 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Green Cove is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Green Cove is within the (276) area code.

Communities Also Named Green Cove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Green Cove - they are located in British Columbia, Kansas, Maryland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Green Cove ...

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

  • Winchester [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester [Johnson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Green Cove
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
  • Abingdon [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Abingdon
    • Abingdon [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Green Cove
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Green Cove
    • 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>
  • Mountain City [Johnson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain City
    • Mountain City [Johnson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southwest of Green Cove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mountain City<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saltville [Smyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltville
      • Saltville [Smyth County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the north of Green Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,895 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saltville<5>
    • Chilhowie [Smyth County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chilhowie
      • Chilhowie [Smyth County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Green Cove
      • 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>
    • Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson
      • Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Green Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,534 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jefferson<5>
    • Trade [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trade
      • Trade [Johnson County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Green Cove
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,441 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trade
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trade<5>
    • Glade Spring [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glade Spring
      • Glade Spring [Washington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Green Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,402 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glade Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glade Spring<5>
    • West Jefferson [Ashe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Jefferson
      • West Jefferson [Ashe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Green Cove
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,313 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Jefferson have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Jefferson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Jefferson<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Green Cove ...

Looking for more information about Green Cove? 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 Green Cove, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Green Cove.

Adding Green Cove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Washington County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Green Cove. 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 Green Cove - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Green Cove) 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 Green Cove. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Green CoveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Green Cove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6191, Longitude: -81.6434    
<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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