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Welcome to Jarratt ...

The town of Jarratt is primarily located in Greensville County<1>. A portion of Jarratt extends into Sussex County.

The pronunciation of Jarratt: JAYR-att<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jarratt has a population of 557 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Jarratt.

Jarratt is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Jarratt: (434)

The ZIP code for Jarratt: 23867<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jarratt had an population of 557 people. This is a decrease of 12.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jarratt had a population of 638 people (or 5.21% of the total population of Greensville County). This makes Jarratt the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 638 people, the population of Jarratt increased 8.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 589 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jarratt ...

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

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

Communities near Jarratt ...

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

  • Emporia [Emporia City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emporia
    • Emporia [Emporia City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Jarratt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,257 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emporia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emporia<7>
  • McKenney [Dinwiddie County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McKenney
    • McKenney [Dinwiddie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Jarratt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKenney
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKenney<7>
  • Stony Creek [Sussex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stony Creek
    • Stony Creek [Sussex County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the north of Jarratt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stony Creek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stony Creek<7>
  • Capron [Southampton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Capron
    • Capron [Southampton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Jarratt
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 153 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Capron
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Henry [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
      • Henry [Sussex County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the east of Jarratt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henry
    • Grizzard [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grizzard
      • Grizzard [Sussex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Jarratt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grizzard
    • White City [Emporia City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White City
      • White City [Emporia City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Jarratt
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White City have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White City
    • Adams Grove [Southampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adams Grove
      • Adams Grove [Southampton County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Jarratt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Adams Grove
    • Yale [Sussex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yale
      • Yale [Sussex County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Jarratt
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yale
    • Drewryville [Southampton 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 Jarratt. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jarratt.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jarratt ...

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

Adding Jarratt to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Jarratt on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Virginia (1956).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Greensville County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Greensville County: www.greensvillecountyva.gov/

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 Greensville, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Jarratt. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Jarratt.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jarratt - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Jarratt). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jarratt or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Jarratt) 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 Jarratt. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JarrattOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jarratt. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8142, Longitude: -77.4682    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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