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Welcome to Montross ...

The town of Montross is located in Westmoreland County<1> and is the County Seat for Westmoreland County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Montross has a population of 390 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Montross is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Montross: (804)

The ZIP code for Montross: 22520<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Montross had an population of 390 people. This is an increase of 1.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.81% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Montross had a population of 384 people. This makes Montross the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 384 people, the population of Montross increased 21.9% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 315 people).

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

Communities near Montross ...

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

  • Leonardtown [Saint Mary's County]
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    • Leonardtown [Saint Mary's County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Montross
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,912 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Leonardtown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Leonardtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Leonardtown<7>
  • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County]
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    • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Montross
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,645 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Beach<7>
  • Tappahannock [Essex County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tappahannock
    • Tappahannock [Essex County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Montross
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappahannock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock<7>
  • Warsaw [Richmond County]
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    • Warsaw [Richmond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Montross
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,490 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Warsaw
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Bryant Town [Westmoreland County]
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      • Bryant Town [Westmoreland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the north of Montross
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bryant Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bryant Town
    • Nomini Grove [Westmoreland County]
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      • Nomini Grove [Westmoreland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Montross
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nomini Grove
    • Tallent Town [Richmond County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallent Town
      • Tallent Town [Richmond County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Montross
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallent Town have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Machodoc [Westmoreland County]
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      • Machodoc [Westmoreland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Montross
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    • Potomac Mills [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potomac Mills
      • Potomac Mills [Westmoreland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Montross
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potomac Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potomac Mills
    • Layton [Essex County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Layton
      • Layton [Essex County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the west of Montross
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Layton

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Montross ...

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

Adding Montross to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Westmoreland County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.va.us/

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 Westmoreland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Montross.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Montross - 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 town (such as Montross). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Montross or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Montross) 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 Montross. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MontrossOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Montross. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0954, Longitude: -76.8280    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>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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