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Welcome to Monaskon ...

Monaskon is located in Lancaster County<1>.

Monaskon is near sea level<2>.

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

The area code for Monaskon: (804)

Communities near Monaskon ...

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

  • West Point (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
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    • West Point lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southwest of Monaskon and is located in King William County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,310 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Point have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Point<5>
  • Warsaw (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
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    • Warsaw lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northwest of Monaskon and is located in Richmond County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<5>
  • Kilmarnock (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
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    • Kilmarnock lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the east of Monaskon and is located in Lancaster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kilmarnock have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kilmarnock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kilmarnock<5>
  • Urbanna (6 miles [9.7 km] to the south)
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    • Urbanna lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Monaskon and is located in Middlesex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbanna have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Urbanna
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbanna<5>
  • Irvington (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southeast)
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    • Irvington lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Monaskon and is located in Lancaster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 398 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington<5>
  • White Stone (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • White Stone lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Monaskon and is located in Lancaster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 331 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Stone have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Stone
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Stone<5>
  • Nesting (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nesting
    • Nesting lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Monaskon and is located in Middlesex County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nesting have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nesting
  • Alfonso (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alfonso
    • Alfonso lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northeast of Monaskon and is located in Lancaster County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alfonso
  • Remlik (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
  • Richtown (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richtown
    • Richtown lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Monaskon and is located in Lancaster County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richtown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Monaskon ...

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

Adding Monaskon to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Monaskon 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 Monaskon was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Monaskon on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Monaskon

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About Lancaster County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.lancova.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 Lancaster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Monaskon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Monaskon) 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 Monaskon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MonaskonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Monaskon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7365, Longitude: -76.5664    
<4>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.
<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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