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(Orange County)

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Welcome to Locust Grove ...

Locust Grove is located in Orange County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Locust Grove: Locust Grv.

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

Locust Grove is located in the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Locust Grove: 22508<2>

Communities Also Named Locust Grove ...

While we believe that this Locust Grove is located in Orange County, we know of another 4 Virginia communities named Locust Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Charlottesville City, Chesterfield, King and Queen and Shenandoah County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 39 communities that are also named Locust Grove - they are located in Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Maryland (6), Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, Ohio (4), Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (6), Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

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

Communities near Locust Grove ...

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

  • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fredericksburg
    • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericksburg<5>
  • Culpeper [Culpeper County]
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    • Culpeper [Culpeper County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,214 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culpeper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culpeper<5>
  • Orange [Orange County]
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    • Orange [Orange County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the west of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange<5>
  • Remington [Fauquier County]
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    • Remington [Fauquier County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Locust Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 661 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Remington have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Remington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Remington<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Indian Town [Orange County]
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      • Indian Town [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Locust Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Indian Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Indian Town
    • Wilderness [Orange County]
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      • Wilderness [Orange County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Locust Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilderness
    • Paytes [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paytes
      • Paytes [Spotsylvania County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Locust Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paytes
    • Logan [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan
      • Logan [Spotsylvania County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Locust Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan
    • Brockroad [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brockroad
      • Brockroad [Spotsylvania County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Locust Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brockroad
    • Lignum [Culpeper County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lignum
      • Lignum [Culpeper County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the north of Locust Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lignum

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Locust Grove ...

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

Adding Locust Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Locust Grove in the FIPS-55 file. For more information, see the Referenced FIPS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Locust Grove was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Orange County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Orange County: www.orangecountyva.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 Orange, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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 community (such as Locust Grove). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Locust Grove or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Locust Grove) 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 Locust Grove. 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 Locust GroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Locust Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3049, Longitude: -77.8104    
<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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