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Welcome to Moneta ...

Moneta is located in Bedford County<1>.



The pronunciation of Moneta: mon-NEE-tah<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Moneta, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1886.

Moneta is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Moneta: 24121<4>

Communities Also Named Moneta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 4 communities that are also named Moneta - they are located in California, Florida, Iowa and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Moneta ...

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

  • Roanoke
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Radford
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radford
    • Radford is located in Bedford County
  • Vinton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Bedford
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Rocky Mount
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Altavista
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Altavista have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Altavista
    • Altavista is located in Campbell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,422 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Altavista <5>
  • Hurt
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurt have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurt
    • Hurt is located in Pittsylvania County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,211 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurt <5>
  • Boones Mill
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Chamblissburg
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chamblissburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chamblissburg
    • Chamblissburg is located in Bedford County
  • Goodview
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moneta ...

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

Adding Moneta to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Moneta 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 Moneta was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Moneta post office opened in 1886.

We also found Moneta in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Moneta.

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

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 Bedford, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Moneta. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moneta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Moneta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Moneta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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