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Welcome to Naxera ...

Naxera is located in Gloucester County<1>.

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

Naxera is near sea level<3>.

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

Naxera is within the (804) area code.

Communities near Naxera ...

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

  • Newport News (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
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    • Newport News lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Naxera and is located in Newport News City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,062 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport News
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport News<5>
  • Williamsburg (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
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    • Williamsburg lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Naxera and is located in Williamsburg City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,259 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<5>
  • Poquoson (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
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    • Poquoson lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Naxera and is located in Poquoson City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poquoson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poquoson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poquoson<5>
  • Achilles (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
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    • Achilles lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Naxera and is located in Gloucester County
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  • Ordinary (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Country Village (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
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    • Country Village lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Naxera and is located in Gloucester County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Country Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Country Village
  • Crab (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
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    • Crab lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Naxera and is located in Gloucester County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crab have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crab
  • Gloucester Courthouse (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester Courthouse
    • Gloucester Courthouse lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Naxera and is located in Gloucester County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester Courthouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester Courthouse
  • Gloucester Point (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester Point
    • Gloucester Point lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Naxera and is located in Gloucester County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloucester Point<5>
  • Susan (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Susan
    • Susan lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Naxera and is located in Mathews County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Susan

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Naxera ...

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

Adding Naxera to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Naxera 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 Naxera was on a map titled Map of Virginia (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Naxera

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Gloucester County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Gloucester County: www.co.gloucester.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 Gloucester, 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 Naxera - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Naxera) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Naxera. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3407, Longitude: -76.4472       In this case, the coordinates for Naxera 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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