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Nellysford, Virginia

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Welcome to Nellysford ...

Nellysford is located in Nelson County<1>.

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

Nellysford is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Nellysford: (434)

Communities near Nellysford ...

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

  • Waynesboro (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
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    • Waynesboro lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Nellysford and is located in Waynesboro City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,741 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waynesboro<5>
  • Old Myndus (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
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    • Old Myndus lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Nellysford and is located in Nelson County
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  • Durrett Town (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
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    • Durrett Town lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Nellysford and is located in Nelson County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durrett Town have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Onan (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
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    • Onan lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Nellysford and is located in Nelson County
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  • Sherando (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
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    • Sherando lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Nellysford and is located in Augusta County
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  • Faber (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Rockfish (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
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    • Rockfish lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Nellysford and is located in Nelson County
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  • Afton (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Covesville (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
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    • Covesville lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Nellysford and is located in Albemarle County
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  • Jonesboro (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
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    • Jonesboro lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Nellysford and is located in Nelson County
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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 Nellysford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nellysford.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nellysford ...

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

Adding Nellysford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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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 Nellysford - 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 from Point A (ie- Nellysford) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nellysford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.8904, Longitude: -78.8722       In this case, the coordinates for Nellysford 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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