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Welcome to Holdcroft ...

Holdcroft is located in Charles City County<1>.

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

Holdcroft is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Holdcroft: (804)

Communities near Holdcroft ...

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

  • Hopewell (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
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    • Hopewell lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Holdcroft and is located in Hopewell City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,375 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<5>
  • Williamsburg (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
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    • Williamsburg lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Holdcroft 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 (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
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    • West Point lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Holdcroft 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>
  • Claremont (9 miles [14.5 km] to the south)
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    • Claremont lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Holdcroft 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
  • Surry (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
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    • Surry lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Holdcroft and is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 215 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surry
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surry<5>
  • Ruthville (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruthville
    • Ruthville lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Holdcroft and is located in Charles City County
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  • Charles City (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
  • Norge (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • New Kent (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Barlows Corner (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
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    • Barlows Corner lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Holdcroft and is located in York County
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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 Holdcroft. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Holdcroft.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holdcroft ...

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

Adding Holdcroft to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Holdcroft 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 Holdcroft was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Holdcroft on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Holdcroft

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About Charles City County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Charles City County: www.co.charles-city.va.us/

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 Charles City, 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 Holdcroft - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Holdcroft) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holdcroft. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3654, Longitude: -76.9350       In this case, the coordinates for Holdcroft 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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