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(Prince George County)

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Welcome to Hitchcock ...

Hitchcock is located in Prince George County<1>.

The location of Hitchcock has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Hitchcock is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hitchcock: (804)

Communities Also Named Hitchcock ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Hitchcock: This one is located in Prince George County and the other is located in Greensville County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 8 communities that are also named Hitchcock - they are located in Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Oklahoma, Saskatchewan, South Dakota and Texas.

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

Communities near Hitchcock ...

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

  • Petersburg (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Petersburg
    • Petersburg lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Hitchcock and is located in Petersburg City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,446 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Petersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<5>
  • Hopewell (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Hitchcock and is located in Hopewell City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<5>
  • Colonial Heights (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
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    • Colonial Heights lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Hitchcock and is located in Colonial Heights City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<5>
  • Waverly (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Waverly
    • Waverly lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Hitchcock and is located in Sussex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<5>
  • Wakefield (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wakefield
    • Wakefield lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Hitchcock and is located in Sussex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 805 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wakefield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wakefield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wakefield<5>
  • Claremont (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Claremont
    • Claremont lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Hitchcock and is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Claremont
  • Dendron (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dendron
    • Dendron lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Hitchcock and is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 246 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dendron have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dendron
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dendron<5>
  • Stony Creek (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Creek
    • Stony Creek lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Hitchcock and is located in Sussex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Creek<5>
  • Garysville (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Garysville
    • Garysville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Hitchcock and is located in Prince George County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Garysville
  • Burrowsville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burrowsville
    • Burrowsville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Hitchcock and is located in Prince George County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burrowsville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hitchcock ...

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

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

The official website for Prince George County: www.princegeorgeva.org/

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 Prince George, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hitchcock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Hitchcock) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hitchcock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1418, Longitude: -77.2289       In this case, the coordinates for Hitchcock have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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