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Welcome to Herald ...

Herald is primarily located in Dickenson County. A portion of Herald extends into Wise County.

Herald is 2,710 feet [826 m] above sea level.<1> In other words, the altitude of Herald is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Herald: (276)

Communities near Herald ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Herald and not the distance as if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirDistance
Jenkins (KY)   [Map]   2,011   NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Clintwood   [Map]   1,327   N   11 miles [17.7 km]
Coeburn   [Map]   1,901   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Haysi   [Map]   481   N   16 miles [25.7 km]
Lebanon   [Map]   3,214   E   18 miles [29 km]
Nickelsville   [Map]   366   S   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Herald.

Communities Also Named Herald ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Herald - they are located in California, Illinois and Kansas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Herald. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Herald. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Herald.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Herald:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Herald ...

Looking for more information about Herald? 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.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Dickenson County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dickenson County: www.dickensonctyva.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Herald - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Herald) 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 Herald. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Herald

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Herald. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9863, Longitude: -82.4047     [Map].

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Herald.

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This page was last modified: 21 Feb 2019