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Miscellaneous References and Mentions

While our initial data about Lowesville came from various goverment sources (GNIS, FIPS), we also found mention of Lowesville in various books, maps and other sources. When we find a mention, a fact or snippet, we add that information to our Gazetter.

We've created the following list to keep track of the sources that proved useful in adding to our knowledge about Lowesville. We hope that they will be useful to you.

Lowesville is contained in a comprehensive list of Post Offices that was created by Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<1>

From that list:

The Lowesville post office opened in 1860 and had closed by 1995.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

A note taken from the Shipper's Guide for Lowesville:
Services available in 1895: had a Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911)
Published by Rand McNally & Co.

SPV's Comprehensive Railroad Atlas of North America - Appalachia & Piedmont
Written by: Walker, Mike
Published by Steam Powered Video (SPV), 2004
(Available from Amazon.com)

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Lowesville. See our Misc Page for Lowesville for more information.

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

The official website for Amherst County: www.countyofamherst.com/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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