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Oak Grove, Virginia
(Carroll County)

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Welcome to Oak Grove ...

Oak Grove is located in Carroll County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Oak Grove: Oak Grv.

Oak Grove is 2,490 feet [759 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the elevation of Oak Grove is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The area code for Oak Grove: (276)

Communities Also Named Oak Grove ...

While we believe that this Oak Grove is located in Carroll County, we know of another 8 Virginia communities named Oak Grove. Those communities are located in the following counties: Campbell, Chesapeake City, Loudoun, Montgomery, Northumberland, Suffolk City, Washington and Westmoreland County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 197 communities that are also named Oak Grove - they are located in Alabama (16), Arizona, Arkansas (16), California (8), Colorado, Delaware (3), Florida (8), Georgia (11), Illinois (4), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Louisiana (7), Maryland (3), Massachusetts, Michigan (5), Minnesota, Mississippi (6), Missouri (5), Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina (12), Ohio, Oklahoma (5), Oregon (3), Pennsylvania (8), South Carolina (8), Tennessee (30), Texas (9), West Virginia (3) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Oak Grove ...

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

  • Wytheville [Wythe County]
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    • Wytheville [Wythe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,921 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wytheville<4>
  • Galax [Galax City]
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    • Galax [Galax City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,347 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galax<4>
  • Hillsville [Carroll County]
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    • Hillsville [Carroll County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,661 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsville<4>
  • Independence [Grayson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
    • Independence [Grayson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove
    • Estimated population in 2019: 892 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fries [Grayson County]
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      • Fries [Grayson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Oak Grove
      • Estimated population in 2019: 446 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fries<4>
    • Austinville [Wythe County]
    • Ivanhoe [Wythe County]
    • Woodlawn [Carroll County]
    • Pipers Gap [Carroll County]
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      • Pipers Gap [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove
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    • Fort Chiswell [Wythe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Chiswell
      • Fort Chiswell [Wythe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove
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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 Oak Grove. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Oak Grove.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oak Grove ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Virginia

About Carroll County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carroll County:

The official website for State of Virginia:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Virginia's counties, including Carroll, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oak Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 from Point A (ie- Oak Grove) 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 Oak Grove. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak Grove

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7824, Longitude: -80.9012    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






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