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Welcome to Oak Grove ...

Oak Grove is located in Westmoreland County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Oak Grove: Oak Grv.

Oak Grove is 60 feet [18 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Oak Grove lies within the (804) area code.

Communities Also Named Oak Grove ...

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

  • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County]
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    • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,645 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Beach<4>
  • Tappahannock [Essex County]
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    • Tappahannock [Essex County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tappahannock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tappahannock
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tappahannock<4>
  • Montross [Westmoreland County]
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    • Montross [Westmoreland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Oak Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 392 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montross
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montross<4>
  • Port Royal [Caroline County]
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    • Port Royal [Caroline County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the west of Oak Grove
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 207 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Royal
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Royal<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Maple Grove [Westmoreland County]
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      • Maple Grove [Westmoreland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the north of Oak Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Maple Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maple Grove
    • Layton [Essex County]
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      • Layton [Essex County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the south of Oak Grove
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    • Ninde [King George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ninde
      • Ninde [King George County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ninde
    • Shiloh [King George County]
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      • Shiloh [King George County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove
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    • Alden [King George County]
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      • Alden [King George County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Oak Grove
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
    • Cobb Island [Charles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobb Island
      • Cobb Island [Charles County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Oak Grove
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobb Island have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cobb Island
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cobb Island<4>

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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Oak Grove, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Oak Grove.

Adding Oak Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Westmoreland County

About Virginia

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 Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.va.us/

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 Westmoreland, 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 drawn 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 for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Oak GroveOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oak Grove. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1820, Longitude: -76.9976    
<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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