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Welcome to New Bohemia ...

New Bohemia is located in Prince George County<1>.

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

New Bohemia is 150 feet [46 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

New Bohemia is within the (804) area code.

Communities near New Bohemia ...

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

  • Petersburg (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
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    • Petersburg lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of New Bohemia and is located in Petersburg City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,446 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Petersburg<5>
  • Hopewell (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
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    • Hopewell lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of New Bohemia and is located in Hopewell City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,375 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<5>
  • Colonial Heights (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
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    • Colonial Heights lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of New Bohemia and is located in Colonial Heights City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,205 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights 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 Colonial Heights<5>
  • Waverly (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
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    • Waverly lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of New Bohemia and is located in Sussex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly 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 Waverly<5>
  • Claremont (19 miles [30.6 km] to the east)
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    • Claremont lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of New Bohemia and is located in Surry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 335 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Claremont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Stony Creek (16 miles [25.7 km] to the south)
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    • Stony Creek lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of New Bohemia and is located in Sussex County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 173 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stony Creek 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 Stony Creek<5>
  • Bollinger Estates (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bollinger Estates
    • Bollinger Estates lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of New Bohemia and is located in Chesterfield County
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  • Braebrook Village (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Braebrook Village
    • Braebrook Village lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of New Bohemia and is located in Chesterfield County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Braebrook Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Ettrick (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Grant Village (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
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    • Grant Village lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of New Bohemia and is located in Dinwiddie County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grant Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 New Bohemia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for New Bohemia.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for New Bohemia ...

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

Adding New Bohemia to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for New Bohemia

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Prince George County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Prince George County: www.princegeorgeva.org/

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 Prince George, 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 New Bohemia - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- New Bohemia) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in New Bohemia. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1838, Longitude: -77.3203       In this case, the coordinates for New Bohemia 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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