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Welcome to Merrimac ...
The location of Merrimac has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Merrimac, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.
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
Merrimac lies within the (540) area code.
Communities Also Named Merrimac ...
Using our Gazetteer, we 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.
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.
Adding Merrimac to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Merrimac 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 Merrimac was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Merrimac.
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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 22 Feb 2024