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Welcome to Mechanicsville ...

Mechanicsville is located in Hanover County<1>.

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

Mechanicsville is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mechanicsville is within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Mechanicsville ...

While we believe that this Mechanicsville is located in Hanover County, we know of another 4 Virginia communities named Mechanicsville. Those communities are located in the following counties: Loudoun, Louisa, Rockbridge and Rockingham County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 44 communities that are also named Mechanicsville - they are located in Alabama (2), Connecticut (2), Delaware, Georgia (3), Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, Missouri, New Jersey (3), Ohio (3), Ontario (3), Pennsylvania (10), South Carolina (3), Tennessee and Vermont (2).

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

Communities near Mechanicsville ...

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

  • Richmond [Richmond City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Richmond City] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Mechanicsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 232,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Ashland [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ashland
    • Ashland [Hanover County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mechanicsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,908 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • Heckler Village [Henrico County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Heckler Village
    • Heckler Village [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Mechanicsville
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Heckler Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Heckler Village
  • Highland Springs [Henrico County]
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    • Lakeside [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakeside
      • Lakeside [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Mechanicsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakeside
    • Dumbarton [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumbarton
      • Dumbarton [Henrico County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Mechanicsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dumbarton
    • Longdale [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Longdale
      • Longdale [Henrico County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mechanicsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Longdale
    • Montrose Heights [Richmond City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose Heights
      • Montrose Heights [Richmond City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Mechanicsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose Heights
    • Montrose [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose
      • Montrose [Henrico County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Mechanicsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose
    • Sandston [Henrico 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 Mechanicsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mechanicsville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mechanicsville ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Hanover County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Hanover County: www.co.hanover.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 Hanover, 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 Mechanicsville - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mechanicsville) 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 Mechanicsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MechanicsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mechanicsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6088, Longitude: -77.3733       In this case, the coordinates for Mechanicsville 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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