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Welcome to Henry ...

Henry is located in Sussex County<1>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Henry ...

While we believe that this Henry is located in Sussex County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Henry. Those communities are located in the following counties: Charlotte and Franklin County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 38 communities that are also named Henry - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Colorado (3), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan (2), Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio (3), Ontario, South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Texas and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Henry ...

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

  • Emporia [Emporia City]
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    • Emporia [Emporia City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Henry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<4>
  • Courtland [Southampton County]
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    • Courtland [Southampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Henry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,214 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Courtland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Courtland<4>
  • Jarratt [Greensville County]
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    • Jarratt [Greensville County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Henry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 553 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jarratt<4>
  • Boykins [Southampton County]
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    • Boykins [Southampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Henry
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 525 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boykins
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boykins<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newsoms [Southampton County]
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      • Newsoms [Southampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Henry
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Henry
      • 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]
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      • Capron [Southampton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Henry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
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    • Branchville [Southampton County]
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      • Branchville [Southampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Henry
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 115 people
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    • Grizzard [Sussex County]
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      • Grizzard [Sussex County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southwest of Henry
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    • Yale [Sussex County]
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      • Yale [Sussex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Henry
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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 Henry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Henry.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Henry ...

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

Adding Henry to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Henry 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 Henry was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Henry in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Henry

Communities in Virginia

About Sussex County

About Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Henry. 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 Henry - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Henry) 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 Henry. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HenryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Henry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7966, Longitude: -77.3931    
<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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