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Welcome to Marlbrook ...

Marlbrook is located in Rockbridge County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Marlbrook, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1897.

Marlbrook is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Marlbrook: (540)

Communities near Marlbrook ...

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

  • Lexington
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Buena Vista
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buena Vista
    • Buena Vista is located in Buena Vista City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,402 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buena Vista <3>
  • Glasgow
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Craigsville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Goshen
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Brownsburg
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Steeles Tavern
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Alto
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
    • Alto is located in Amherst County
  • Riverside
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Riverside
    • Riverside is located in Rockbridge County
  • Spottswood
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spottswood
    • Spottswood is located in Augusta County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marlbrook ...

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

Adding Marlbrook to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Marlbrook 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 Marlbrook was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Marlbrook in the book titled .<5> From that list, the Marlbrook post office opened in 1897.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Marlbrook.

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

The official website for Rockbridge County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Rockbridge, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marlbrook - 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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