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(King and Queen County)

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Welcome to Hockley ...

Hockley is located in King and Queen County<1>.

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

Hockley is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hockley lies within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Hockley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Hockley: This one is located in King and Queen County and the other is located in Gloucester County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 3 communities that are also named Hockley - they are located in Ontario and Texas.

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

Communities near Hockley ...

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

  • Williamsburg (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Hockley and is located in Williamsburg City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,259 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<5>
  • West Point (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Point
    • West Point lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Hockley and is located in King William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<5>
  • Urbanna (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Urbanna
    • Urbanna lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Hockley and is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbanna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbanna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbanna<5>
  • Plum Point (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plum Point
    • Plum Point lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Hockley and is located in New Kent County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plum Point
  • Adner (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adner
    • Adner lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Hockley and is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adner
  • Glenns (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenns
    • Glenns lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Hockley and is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenns
  • Romancoke (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romancoke
    • Romancoke lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Hockley and is located in King William County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Romancoke
  • Ark (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ark
    • Ark lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Hockley and is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ark
  • Norge (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
  • Barlows Corner (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlows Corner
    • Barlows Corner lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Hockley and is located in York County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Barlows Corner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hockley ...

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

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Mentions & References for Hockley

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About King and Queen County

About Virginia

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hockley. 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 King and Queen, 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 Hockley - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hockley) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hockley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5093, Longitude: -76.7313       In this case, the coordinates for Hockley 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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