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Welcome to Nickelsville ...

The town of Nickelsville is located in Scott County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nickelsville has a population of 361 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Nickelsville.

Nickelsville is 1,930 feet [588 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Nickelsville is within the boundaries of the (276) area code.

The ZIP code for Nickelsville: 24271<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nickelsville had an population of 361 people. This is a decrease of 5.74% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.42% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nickelsville had a population of 383 people. This makes Nickelsville the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 383 people, the population of Nickelsville decreased 14.51% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 448 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Nickelsville.

Communities Also Named Nickelsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Nickelsville - it's located in Georgia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Nickelsville.

Communities near Nickelsville ...

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

  • Kingsport [Sullivan County]
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    • Kingsport [Sullivan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Nickelsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 54,112 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kingsport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingsport<7>
  • Collingwood [Sullivan County]
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    • Collingwood [Sullivan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Nickelsville
    • Estimated population in 2014: 48,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collingwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collingwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collingwood<7>
  • Bristol [Sullivan County]
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    • Bristol [Sullivan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Nickelsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,142 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bristol
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<7>
  • Bristol [Bristol City]
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    • Bristol [Bristol City] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Nickelsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bristol have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bristol<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cross [Sullivan County]
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      • Cross [Sullivan County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Nickelsville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,330 people
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    • Mill Point [Sullivan County]
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      • Mill Point [Sullivan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Nickelsville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 11,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mill Point
    • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County]
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      • Bloomingdale [Sullivan County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Nickelsville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 9,888 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomingdale have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomingdale
    • Colonial Heights [Sullivan County]
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      • Colonial Heights [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Nickelsville
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 6,934 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<7>
    • Mount Carmel [Hawkins County]
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      • Mount Carmel [Hawkins County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Nickelsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,255 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Carmel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Carmel<7>
    • Harrtown [Sullivan County]
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      • Harrtown [Sullivan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Nickelsville
      • Estimated population in 2014: 4,365 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrtown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrtown

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nickelsville ...

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

Adding Nickelsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About Scott County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyva.com/

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 Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nickelsville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nickelsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 town (such as Nickelsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nickelsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Nickelsville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nickelsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NickelsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nickelsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7505, Longitude: -82.4188    
<6>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.
<7>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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