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Welcome to Huddleston ...

Huddleston is located in Bedford County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Huddleston, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1910.

Huddleston is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Huddleston ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Huddleston - they are located in Arkansas and Missouri.

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

Communities near Huddleston ...

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

  • Radford
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radford
    • Radford is located in Bedford County
  • Bedford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Altavista
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altavista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altavista
    • Altavista is located in Campbell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,422 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altavista <4>
  • Hurt
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurt
    • Hurt is located in Pittsylvania County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,211 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurt <4>
  • Gretna
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
    • Gretna is located in Pittsylvania County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,179 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna <4>
  • Leesville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Leesville
    • Leesville is located in Campbell County
  • Davis Mill
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Davis Mill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davis Mill
    • Davis Mill is located in Bedford County
  • Moneta
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
  • Joppa Mill
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joppa Mill
    • Joppa Mill is located in Bedford County
  • Lynch Station
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lynch Station
    • Lynch Station is located in Campbell County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Huddleston ...

Looking for more information about Huddleston? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Huddleston, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Huddleston.

Adding Huddleston to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Huddleston in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Huddleston was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Huddleston post office opened in 1910.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Huddleston.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Huddleston. 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 Bedford, 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 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 Huddleston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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