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The location of Hinton









Welcome to Hinton ...

Hinton is located in Rockingham County.

Hinton is 1,370 feet [418 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Hinton is located in the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Hinton: 22831<2>

Communities near Hinton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hinton and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bridgewater   [Map]   6,062   S   5 miles [8 km]
Broadway   [Map]   3,880   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Dayton   [Map]   1,606   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Elkton   [Map]   2,844   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Grottoes   [Map]   2,795   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Harrisonburg   [Map]   54,215   E   5 miles [8 km]

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

Communities Also Named Hinton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Hinton - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, California, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky (2), Missouri, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma and West Virginia.

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

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 Hinton. 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 Hinton. 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 Hinton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hinton ...

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

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About Rockingham County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Rockingham County: www.co.rockingham.va.us/

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


Footnotes ...

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

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<2>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Hinton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hinton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hinton) 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 Hinton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hinton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hinton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.4659, Longitude: -78.9724     [Map].

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hinton.

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