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Welcome to Montebello ...

Montebello is located in Nelson County<1>.

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

Montebello is 2,740 feet [835 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Montebello is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Montebello is located in the (434) area code.

Communities Also Named Montebello ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Montebello - they are located in California, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania and Quebec.

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

Communities near Montebello ...

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

  • Waynesboro (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Waynesboro lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Montebello and is located in Waynesboro City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,741 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waynesboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<5>
  • Lexington (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
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    • Lexington lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Montebello and is located in Lexington City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,279 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lexington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lexington<5>
  • Buena Vista (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
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    • Buena Vista lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Montebello and is located in Buena Vista City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,402 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Buena Vista have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buena Vista
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buena Vista<5>
  • Amherst (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
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    • Amherst lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Montebello and is located in Amherst County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,182 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Amherst
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amherst<5>
  • Steeles Tavern (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Marlbrook (6 miles [9.7 km] to the west)
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    • Marlbrook lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Montebello and is located in Rockbridge County
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  • Alto (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alto
    • Alto lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Montebello and is located in Amherst County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alto
  • Spottswood (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spottswood
    • Spottswood lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Montebello and is located in Augusta County
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  • Fairfield (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Montebello and is located in Rockbridge County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
  • Greenville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montebello ...

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

Adding Montebello to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Montebello

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About Nelson County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.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 Nelson, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montebello - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 from Point A (ie- Montebello) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montebello. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8637, Longitude: -79.1378       In this case, the coordinates for Montebello have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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