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Welcome to Lone Star ...

Lone Star is located in Washington County<1>.

The location of Lone Star has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Lone Star is 1,820 feet [555 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Lone Star: (276)

Communities Also Named Lone Star ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Lone Star: This one is located in Washington County and the other is located in Botetourt County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 34 communities that are also named Lone Star - they are located in Alberta, Arizona, Arkansas (2), California (2), Colorado, Idaho, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri (3), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2), Tennessee and Texas (9).

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

Communities near Lone Star ...

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

  • Collingwood
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    • Collingwood lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Lone Star.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 48,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood<5>
  • Bristol
  • Bristol
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    • Bristol lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<5>
  • Cross
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    • Cross lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Lone Star.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,330 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cross
  • Mill Point
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    • Mill Point lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Lone Star.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 11,080 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Point
  • Bloomingdale
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    • Bloomingdale lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
  • Winchester
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    • Winchester lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Lone Star.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 8,547 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
  • Abingdon
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    • Abingdon lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,856 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Abingdon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Abingdon
  • Harrtown
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    • Harrtown lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Lone Star.
    • Estimated population in 2014: 4,365 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrtown
  • Lebanon
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lone Star.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,184 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lone Star ...

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

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

The official website for Washington County: www.washcova.com/

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 Washington, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lone Star - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Lone Star) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lone Star. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6907, Longitude: -82.2274       In this case, the coordinates for Lone Star have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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