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Nortonsville, Virginia
(Albemarle County)

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Welcome to Nortonsville ...

Nortonsville is located in Albemarle County<1>.

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

Nortonsville is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Nortonsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Nortonsville: This one is located in Albemarle County and the other is located in Greene County.

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

Communities near Nortonsville ...

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

  • Charlottesville (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlottesville
    • Charlottesville lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Nortonsville and is located in Charlottesville City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 46,950 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlottesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Charlottesville<5>
  • Elkton (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Nortonsville and is located in Rockingham County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,914 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<5>
  • Grottoes (15 miles [24.1 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grottoes
    • Grottoes lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Nortonsville and is located in Augusta County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,864 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grottoes
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grottoes<5>
  • Shenandoah (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
    • Shenandoah lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Nortonsville and is located in Page County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,334 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shenandoah have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<5>
  • Stanardsville (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanardsville
    • Stanardsville lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Nortonsville and is located in Greene County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 393 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanardsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanardsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanardsville<5>
  • Madison (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison
    • Madison lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Nortonsville and is located in Madison County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 238 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madison<5>
  • Advance Mills (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Advance Mills
    • Advance Mills lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Nortonsville and is located in Albemarle County
    • Advance Mills has also been known as:
    • Fray's Mills
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Advance Mills
  • Advance Mills Village (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Advance Mills Village
    • Advance Mills Village lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Nortonsville and is located in Albemarle County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Advance Mills Village
  • Logan Village (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Logan Village
    • Logan Village lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Nortonsville and is located in Albemarle County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Logan Village have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Logan Village
  • Mountfair (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountfair
    • Mountfair lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Nortonsville and is located in Albemarle County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountfair

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nortonsville ...

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

Adding Nortonsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nortonsville 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 Nortonsville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Nortonsville

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About Albemarle County

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

The official website for Albemarle County: www.albemarle.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 Albemarle, 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 Nortonsville - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nortonsville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nortonsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2374, Longitude: -78.5481       In this case, the coordinates for Nortonsville 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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