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Welcome to Merrimac ...

Merrimac is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

Merrimac is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Merrimac: (540)

Communities Also Named Merrimac ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Merrimac: This one is located in Montgomery County and the other is located in Culpeper County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 12 communities that are also named Merrimac - they are located in California, Florida, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Nevada (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Merrimac ...

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

  • Christiansburg [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Christiansburg
    • Christiansburg [Montgomery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Merrimac
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christiansburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Christiansburg<5>
  • Radford [Radford City]
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    • Radford [Radford City] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Merrimac
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,255 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Radford<5>
  • Pearisburg [Giles County]
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    • Pearisburg [Giles County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Merrimac
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,620 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pearisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pearisburg<5>
  • Dublin [Pulaski County]
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    • Dublin [Pulaski County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Merrimac
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,578 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<5>
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    • Pembroke [Giles County]
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      • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Merrimac
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,077 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<5>
    • Old Farm Village [Montgomery County]
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      • Old Farm Village [Montgomery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Merrimac
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Farm Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Farm Village
    • Raintree Village [Montgomery County]
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      • Raintree Village [Montgomery County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Merrimac
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raintree Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raintree Village
    • Mount Tabor Village [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Tabor Village
      • Mount Tabor Village [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Merrimac
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Tabor Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Tabor Village
    • Oak Grove [Montgomery County]
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      • Oak Grove [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Merrimac
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oak Grove
    • Mill Village [Radford City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mill Village
      • Mill Village [Radford City] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Merrimac
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mill Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Village

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Merrimac ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Montgomery County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montva.com/

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 Montgomery, 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 Merrimac - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Merrimac) 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 Merrimac. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MerrimacOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Merrimac. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1896, Longitude: -80.4256       In this case, the coordinates for Merrimac 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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