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Welcome to Omega ...

Omega is located in Halifax County<1>.

Omega is 470 feet [143 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Omega: (434)

Websites for Omega ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.halifaxchamber.net/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Omega, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Omega ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Omega - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (3), California, Colorado, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Texas.

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

Communities near Omega ...

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

  • South Boston [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for South Boston
    • South Boston [Halifax County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Omega
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Boston have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on South Boston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Boston<5>
  • Halifax [Halifax County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Halifax
    • Halifax [Halifax County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Omega
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,200 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Halifax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Halifax<5>
  • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Omega
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<5>
  • Clover [Halifax County]
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    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Virgilina
      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Omega
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virgilina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<5>
    • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsburg
      • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Omega
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsburg<5>
    • Aarons Creek [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aarons Creek
      • Aarons Creek [Halifax County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the east of Omega
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aarons Creek
    • Cluster Springs [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cluster Springs
      • Cluster Springs [Halifax County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Omega
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cluster Springs
    • Westside Village [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westside Village
      • Westside Village [Halifax County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Omega
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westside Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westside Village
    • Banister Town [Halifax County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Banister Town
      • Banister Town [Halifax County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Omega
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Banister Town have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Banister Town

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Omega ...

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

Adding Omega to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Omega on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Halifax County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Halifax, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Omega - 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- Omega) 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 Omega. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OmegaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Omega. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6713, Longitude: -78.8086    
<4>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.
<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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