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Welcome to Horse Pasture ...

Horse Pasture is located in Henry County<1>.

Horse Pasture is 1,090 feet [332 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Horse Pasture is located in the (276) area code.

Communities near Horse Pasture ...

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

  • Eden [Rockingham County]
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    • Eden [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Horse Pasture
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,867 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eden have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eden<5>
  • Martinsville [Martinsville City]
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    • Martinsville [Martinsville City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Horse Pasture
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,355 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Martinsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<5>
  • Wentworth [Rockingham County]
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    • Wentworth [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Horse Pasture
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wentworth have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Mayodan [Rockingham County]
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    • Mayodan [Rockingham County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Horse Pasture
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,410 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayodan have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayodan
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayodan<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Madison [Rockingham County]
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      • Madison [Rockingham County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Horse Pasture
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,108 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
    • Stuart [Patrick County]
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      • Stuart [Patrick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Horse Pasture
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stuart<5>
    • Stoneville [Rockingham County]
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      • Stoneville [Rockingham County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Horse Pasture
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,261 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stoneville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stoneville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stoneville<5>
    • Ridgeway [Henry County]
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      • Ridgeway [Henry County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Horse Pasture
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 688 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridgeway
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgeway<5>
    • Fieldale [Henry County]
    • Villa Heights [Henry County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Villa Heights
      • Villa Heights [Henry County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Horse Pasture
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Villa Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Villa Heights

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Horse Pasture ...

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

Adding Horse Pasture to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Horse Pasture on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

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About Henry County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.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 Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Horse Pasture - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Horse Pasture) 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 Horse Pasture. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Horse PastureOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Horse Pasture. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6275, Longitude: -79.9531    
<4>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.
<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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