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Welcome to Mortons Ferry ...

Mortons Ferry is located in Halifax County<1>.

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

Mortons Ferry is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Mortons Ferry: (434)

Communities near Mortons Ferry ...

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

  • South Boston (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
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    • South Boston lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Mortons Ferry and is located in Halifax County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Boston<5>
  • Chase City (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
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    • Chase City lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Mortons Ferry and is located in Mecklenburg County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chase City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chase City<5>
  • Halifax (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
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    • Halifax lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Mortons Ferry and is located in Halifax County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halifax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halifax<5>
  • Brookneal (13 miles [20.9 km] to the northwest)
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    • Brookneal lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Mortons Ferry and is located in Campbell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,104 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookneal<5>
  • Keysville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
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    • Keysville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Mortons Ferry and is located in Charlotte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Keysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Keysville<5>
  • Charlotte Court House (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
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    • Charlotte Court House lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Mortons Ferry and is located in Charlotte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 507 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlotte Court House
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlotte Court House<5>
  • Drakes Branch (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
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    • Drakes Branch lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Mortons Ferry and is located in Charlotte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Drakes Branch have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Drakes Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Drakes Branch<5>
  • Phenix (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
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    • Phenix lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Mortons Ferry and is located in Charlotte County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 211 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phenix have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phenix
  • Clover (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Scottsburg (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
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    • Scottsburg lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Mortons Ferry and is located in Fluvanna County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsburg<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mortons Ferry ...

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

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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 Halifax, 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 Mortons Ferry - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mortons Ferry) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mortons Ferry. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9535, Longitude: -78.7353       In this case, the coordinates for Mortons Ferry 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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