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Welcome to Gretna ...
The town of Gretna is located in Pittsylvania County.
The location of Gretna has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Gretna has a population of 1,213 people<2> (see below for details).
Gretna is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Gretna lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Gretna lies within the (434) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Gretna had a population of 1,267 people. This makes Gretna the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Gretna represents 0.02% of the population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 126th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,267 people, the population of Gretna has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,257 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Gretna had an population of 1,213 people. This is a decrease of 4.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.5% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Gretna.
Communities near Gretna ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Gretna.
Communities Also Named Gretna ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Gretna - they are located in Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Manitoba, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania and South Dakota.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Gretna.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Gretna:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gretna ...
Looking for more information about Gretna? 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 Gretna, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gretna.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Pittsylvania County: www.pittgov.org/
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This page was last modified: 08 Apr 2019