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Welcome to North Garden ...

North Garden is located in Albemarle County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of North Garden, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1835.

A typical abbreviation for North Garden: N. Garden

North Garden is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The ZIP code for North Garden: 22959<3>

Communities near North Garden ...

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

  • Charlottesville
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Waynesboro
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
  • Scottsville
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville is located in Albemarle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 625 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville <4>
  • Batesville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northwest)
  • Covesville
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covesville
    • Covesville is located in Albemarle County
  • Keene
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Ivy
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the north)
  • Porters
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters
    • Porters is located in Albemarle County
  • Yancey Mills
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yancey Mills have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yancey Mills
    • Yancey Mills is located in Albemarle County
  • Crozet
    (9 miles [14.5 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 North Garden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for North Garden.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Garden ...

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

Adding North Garden to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of North Garden 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 North Garden was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the North Garden post office opened in 1835.

We also found North Garden in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).

For more details, see References and Mentions for North Garden.

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

The official website for Albemarle County:

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Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Albemarle, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Garden - 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 North Garden). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether North Garden 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.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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