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Welcome to Halifax ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Halifax has a population of 1,214 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Halifax.
Halifax is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Halifax lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Halifax is located in the (434) area code.
Websites for Halifax ...
Chamber of Commerce: www.halifaxchamber.net/
Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Halifax, the following might be of interest:
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Halifax had an population of 1,214 people. This is a decrease of 7.26% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.6% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Halifax had a population of 1,309 people. This makes Halifax the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Halifax represents 0.02% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 122nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,309 people, the population of Halifax decreased 5.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,389 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Halifax.
Communities Also Named Halifax ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Halifax - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Missouri, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania and Vermont.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Halifax.
Communities near Halifax ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Halifax.
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 Halifax. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Halifax.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Halifax. 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 Halifax.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Halifax. See our Newspapers Page for Halifax.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Halifax ...
Looking for more information about Halifax? 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 Halifax, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Halifax.
Adding Halifax to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Halifax 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 Halifax was on a map titled Road Map for Delaware, Maryland and Virginia (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Halifax on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Halifax. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022