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Welcome to Grizzard ...

Grizzard is located in Sussex County<1>.

Grizzard is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities Also Named Grizzard ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Grizzard - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Grizzard ...

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

  • Emporia [Emporia City]
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    • Emporia [Emporia City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Grizzard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<4>
  • Gaston [Northampton County]
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    • Gaston [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Grizzard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,022 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gaston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gaston<4>
  • Jarratt [Greensville County]
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    • Jarratt [Greensville County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Grizzard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 553 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jarratt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jarratt<4>
  • Seaboard [Northampton County]
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    • Seaboard [Northampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Grizzard
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seaboard have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Seaboard
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seaboard<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boykins [Southampton County]
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      • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Grizzard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boykins
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<4>
    • Newsoms [Southampton County]
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      • Newsoms [Southampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Grizzard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newsoms
    • Stony Creek [Sussex County]
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      • Stony Creek [Sussex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Grizzard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 173 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Creek<4>
    • Capron [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capron
      • Capron [Southampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Grizzard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capron
    • Branchville [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Branchville
      • Branchville [Southampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Grizzard
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Branchville
    • Henry [Sussex County]
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      • Henry [Sussex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Grizzard
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Grizzard ...

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

Adding Grizzard to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Grizzard on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Mentions & References for Grizzard

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

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 Sussex, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Grizzard - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Grizzard) 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 Grizzard. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from GrizzardOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Grizzard. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7253, Longitude: -77.4386    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.

 

 

 

 

 


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