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Nellysford is located in Nelson County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Nellysford, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Nellysford is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Nellysford is within the boundaries of the (434) area code.

The ZIP code for Nellysford: 22958<3>

Communities near Nellysford ...

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

  • Waynesboro
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
  • Old Myndus
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Myndus
    • Old Myndus is located in Nelson County
  • Durrett Town
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Durrett Town have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Durrett Town
    • Durrett Town is located in Nelson County
  • Onan
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onan
    • Onan is located in Nelson County
  • Sherando
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sherando
    • Sherando is located in Augusta County
  • Faber
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
  • Rockfish
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockfish
    • Rockfish is located in Nelson County
  • Covesville
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covesville
    • Covesville is located in Albemarle County
  • Jonesboro
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesboro
    • Jonesboro is located in Nelson County
  • Afton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)

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.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Nellysford was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Nellysford.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nellysford. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Nellysford - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Nellysford). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nellysford or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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