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Welcome to North Shore ...

North Shore is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for North Shore: N. Shore

North Shore is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

North Shore lies within the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named North Shore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named North Shore - they are located in California (2), Florida (2), Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland (2), Minnesota, Nebraska, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina (2), Nova Scotia (3), Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near North Shore ...

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

  • Radford [Bedford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radford
    • Radford [Bedford County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of North Shore
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radford
  • Vinton [Roanoke County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vinton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vinton
    • Vinton [Roanoke County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of North Shore
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,104 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vinton<5>
  • Bedford [Bedford City]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bedford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bedford
    • Bedford [Bedford City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of North Shore
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,597 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bedford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bedford<5>
  • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of North Shore
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hurt [Pittsylvania County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurt
      • Hurt [Pittsylvania County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of North Shore
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,223 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurt<5>
    • Gretna [Pittsylvania County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gretna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
      • Gretna [Pittsylvania County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of North Shore
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna<5>
    • Boones Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boones Mill
      • Boones Mill [Franklin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of North Shore
      • Estimated population in 2019: 233 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boones Mill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boones Mill<5>
    • Union Hall [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Hall
      • Union Hall [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of North Shore
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union Hall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Hall<5>
    • Penhook [Franklin County]
    • Laprades Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laprades Mill
      • Laprades Mill [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of North Shore
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laprades Mill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Shore ...

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

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About Franklin County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.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 Franklin, 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 North Shore - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- North Shore) 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 North Shore. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from North Shore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Shore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.0821, Longitude: -79.6584       In this case, the coordinates for North Shore 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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