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Hurt, Virginia

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Welcome to Hurt ...

The town of Hurt is located in Pittsylvania County.

The location of Hurt has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Hurt has a population of 1,243 people<2> (see below for details).

Hurt is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Hurt: (434)

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hurt had a population of 1,304 people. This makes Hurt the county's most populous community.

The population of Hurt represents 0.02% of the total population of Virginia (which has 8,001,024 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,304 people, the population of Hurt increased 2.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,276 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Hurt had an population of 1,243 people. This is a decrease of 4.68% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.59% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Hurt.

Communities near Hurt ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Hurt and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017
Brookneal   [Map]   1,103   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Chatham   [Map]   1,439   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gretna   [Map]   1,213   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Markham   [Map]   ---   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pittsville   [Map]   ---   SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Radford   [Map]   ---   W   17 miles [27.4 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Hurt.

Communities Also Named Hurt ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Hurt - it's located in Kansas.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Hurt. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hurt. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hurt.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Hurt:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hurt ...

Looking for more information about Hurt? 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 Hurt, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hurt.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hurt.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hurt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hurt) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Hurt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hurt

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hurt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0949, Longitude: -79.2982     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Hurt have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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