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Welcome to Mayfield ...

Although we found mention of Mayfield during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Mayfield was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists.

While we are confident that Mayfield was located in Henrico County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Mayfield to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Mayfield - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Mayfield, please Contact Us.




Time Zone: The area where we believe that Mayfield might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

We believe that Mayfield would be found within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Mayfield ...

While we believe that this Mayfield is located in Henrico County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Mayfield. Those communities are located in the following counties: Fredericksburg City and Lynchburg City.

Beyond Virginia, there are 38 communities that are also named Mayfield - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Maryland (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Prince Edward Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.va.us/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went south past Mayfield and then turned west". While Mayfield could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Mayfield as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Mayfield could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.

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