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Welcome to Jones ...

Jones is located in Halifax County<1>.

Jones is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Jones: (434)

Websites for Jones ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.halifaxchamber.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Jones, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Jones ...

While we believe that this Jones is located in Halifax County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Jones. Those communities are located in the following counties: Roanoke and Spotsylvania County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 38 communities that are also named Jones - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida, Georgia (2), Illinois, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maryland (3), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, North Carolina (3), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah (4), Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Jones ...

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

  • South Boston [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Boston
    • South Boston [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Jones
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Boston<5>
  • Halifax [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halifax
    • Halifax [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Jones
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halifax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halifax<5>
  • Clover [Halifax County]
  • Milton [Caswell County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milton
    • Milton [Caswell County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Jones
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 146 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milton have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgilina
      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Jones
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<5>
    • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsburg
      • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Jones
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsburg<5>
    • Westside Village [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westside Village
      • Westside Village [Halifax County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Jones
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westside Village
    • Banister Town [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banister Town
      • Banister Town [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Jones
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banister Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banister Town
    • Elmo [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmo
      • Elmo [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Jones
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmo have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elmo
    • Henrys Mill [Pittsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henrys Mill
      • Henrys Mill [Pittsylvania County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Jones
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Henrys Mill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jones ...

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

Adding Jones to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jones in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Jones was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jones. 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 Halifax, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jones - 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- Jones) 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 Jones. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JonesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jones. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7289, Longitude: -79.0300    
<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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