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(Louisa County)

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Welcome to Mineral ...

The town of Mineral is located in Louisa County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mineral has a population of 521 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mineral.

Mineral is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Mineral is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mineral had an population of 521 people. This is an increase of 11.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 22.88% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mineral had a population of 467 people. This makes Mineral the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 467 people, the population of Mineral increased 10.14% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 424 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mineral.

Communities Also Named Mineral ...

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

Beyond Virginia, there are 16 communities that are also named Mineral - they are located in Arkansas (2), California, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Nevada, New Brunswick, Ohio (2), Oregon, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Mineral ...

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

  • Orange [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
    • Orange [Orange County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mineral
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange<6>
  • Louisa [Louisa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Louisa
    • Louisa [Louisa County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Mineral
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,764 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Louisa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Louisa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Louisa<6>
  • Gordonsville [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gordonsville
    • Gordonsville [Orange County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Mineral
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,647 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gordonsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gordonsville<6>
  • Glenora [Spotsylvania County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenora
    • Glenora [Spotsylvania County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Mineral
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glenora
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bumpass [Louisa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bumpass
      • Bumpass [Louisa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Mineral
      • Bumpass has also been known as:
      • Bumpas
      • Bumpass Junction
      • Bumpass Station
      • Bumpass Turnout
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bumpass
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bumpass<6>
    • Lewiston [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lewiston
      • Lewiston [Spotsylvania County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Mineral
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Trevilians [Louisa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trevilians
      • Trevilians [Louisa County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Mineral
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trevilians
    • Belmont [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Belmont
      • Belmont [Spotsylvania County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Mineral
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belmont
    • Jackson [Louisa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jackson
      • Jackson [Louisa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Mineral
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jackson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jackson
    • Tylers [Hanover County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tylers
      • Tylers [Hanover County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Mineral
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tylers

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mineral ...

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

Adding Mineral to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mineral in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mineral was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mineral on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Louisa County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Louisa County: www.louisacounty.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 Louisa, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mineral.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mineral - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Mineral) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mineral. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MineralOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mineral. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0067, Longitude: -77.9060       In this case, the coordinates for Mineral have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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