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Lodebar is located in Nelson County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Lodebar, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1880.

Lodebar is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Lodebar is located in the (434) area code.

Communities Also Named Lodebar ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Lodebar - it's located in Tennessee.

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

Communities near Lodebar ...

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

  • Waynesboro
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
  • Durrett Town
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durrett Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durrett Town
    • Durrett Town is located in Nelson County
  • Old Myndus
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Myndus
    • Old Myndus is located in Nelson County
  • Onan
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onan
    • Onan is located in Nelson County
  • Sherando
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherando
    • Sherando is located in Augusta County
  • Afton
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Covesville
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covesville
    • Covesville is located in Albemarle County
  • Faber
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Batesville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Lyndhurst
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lodebar ...

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

Adding Lodebar to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lodebar 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 Lodebar was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Lodebar post office opened in 1880.

We also found Lodebar in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lodebar.

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

The official website for Nelson County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Nelson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lodebar - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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