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Welcome to Midlothian ...

Midlothian is located in Chesterfield County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Midlothian, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1854.

Midlothian is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Midlothian is located in the (804) area code.

The ZIP code for Midlothian: 23113<3>

Websites for Midlothian ...

Chamber of Commerce:

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Midlothian, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Midlothian ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Midlothian - they are located in Illinois, Kansas (2), Maryland, Oklahoma, Ontario and Texas.

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

Communities near Midlothian ...

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

  • Richmond
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
  • Ashland
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Lorraine
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lorraine
    • Lorraine is located in Henrico County
  • Bon Air
    (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
  • Huguenot
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huguenot have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huguenot
    • Huguenot is located in Powhatan County
  • Otterdale
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otterdale
    • Otterdale is located in Chesterfield County
  • Chesterfield Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterfield Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield Village
    • Chesterfield Village is located in Chesterfield County
  • Chippenham Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chippenham Village have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippenham Village
    • Chippenham Village is located in Richmond County
  • Tuckahoe Village
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckahoe Village
    • Tuckahoe Village is located in Henrico County
  • Tuckahoe
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Midlothian ...

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

Adding Midlothian to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Midlothian 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 Midlothian was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Midlothian post office opened in 1854.

We also found Midlothian in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Midlothian.

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

The official website for Chesterfield County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Chesterfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Midlothian - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Midlothian). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Midlothian or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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