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Welcome to Low Moor ...

Low Moor is located in Alleghany County<1>.

Low Moor is 1,120 feet [341 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Low Moor is located in the (540) area code.

The ZIP code for Low Moor: 24457<3>

Communities Also Named Low Moor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Low Moor - they are located in Iowa, Michigan and New Jersey.

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

Communities near Low Moor ...

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

  • Covington [Covington City]
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    • Covington [Covington City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Low Moor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,639 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covington have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
  • Clifton Forge [Alleghany County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clifton Forge
    • Clifton Forge [Alleghany County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Low Moor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,444 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clifton Forge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clifton Forge<6>
  • Iron Gate [Alleghany County]
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    • Iron Gate [Alleghany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Low Moor
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Iron Gate have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Iron Gate
  • Glen Wilton [Botetourt County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glen Wilton
    • Glen Wilton [Botetourt County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Low Moor
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glen Wilton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rich Patch [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rich Patch
      • Rich Patch [Alleghany County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Low Moor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rich Patch
    • Haden [Botetourt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Haden
      • Haden [Botetourt County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Low Moor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Haden have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Haden
    • Carloover [Bath County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carloover
      • Carloover [Bath County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Low Moor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carloover
    • Griffith [Alleghany County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Griffith
      • Griffith [Alleghany County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Low Moor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Griffith have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Griffith
    • Healing Springs [Bath County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Healing Springs
      • Healing Springs [Bath County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Low Moor
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Healing Springs
    • Greenwood [Bath County] - Historic
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenwood
      • Greenwood [Bath County] was located 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Low Moor
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenwood have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Low Moor ...

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

Adding Low Moor to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Alleghany County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Alleghany County: www.co.alleghany.va.us/

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 Alleghany, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Low Moor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 Low Moor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Low Moor or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Low Moor) 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 Low Moor. 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 Low MoorOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Low Moor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7917, Longitude: -79.8791    
<5>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.
<6>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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