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Welcome to Mount Landing ...

Mount Landing is located in Essex County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Landing: Mount Lndg. (or less commonly used: Mount Lndng.)

Mount Landing is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Mount Landing is located in the (804) area code.

Communities near Mount Landing ...

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

  • Tappahannock (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tappahannock
    • Tappahannock lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of Mount Landing and is located in Essex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappahannock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock<5>
  • Warsaw (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warsaw
    • Warsaw lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Mount Landing 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>
  • Montross (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
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    • Montross lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Landing and is located in Westmoreland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montross<5>
  • Lloyds (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lloyds
    • Lloyds lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Landing and is located in Essex County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lloyds have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lloyds
  • Dunnsville (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Millers Tavern (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millers Tavern
    • Millers Tavern lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Mount Landing and is located in Essex County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millers Tavern
  • Beazley (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beazley
    • Beazley lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Mount Landing and is located in Essex County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beazley
  • Cauthornville (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cauthornville
    • Cauthornville lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Mount Landing and is located in King and Queen County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cauthornville
  • Occupacia (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Occupacia
    • Occupacia lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Mount Landing and is located in Essex County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Occupacia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Occupacia
  • Tallent Town (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tallent Town
    • Tallent Town lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Mount Landing and is located in Richmond County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tallent Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tallent Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Landing ...

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

Adding Mount Landing to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Mount Landing

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Landing. 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 Essex, 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 Mount Landing - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Mount Landing) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Landing. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9401, Longitude: -76.9214       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Landing 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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