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Welcome to Ordinary ...

Ordinary is located in Gloucester County<1>.

Ordinary is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Ordinary: (804)

The ZIP code for Ordinary: 23131<3>

Communities Also Named Ordinary ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Ordinary - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near Ordinary ...

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

  • Newport News (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newport News
    • Newport News lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Ordinary and is located in Newport News City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 179,062 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport News
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport News<5>
  • Williamsburg (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsburg
    • Williamsburg lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Ordinary and is located in Williamsburg City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,259 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<5>
  • Poquoson (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Poquoson
    • Poquoson lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ordinary and is located in Poquoson City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,257 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poquoson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poquoson
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poquoson<5>
  • Achilles (4 miles [6.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Achilles
    • Achilles lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ordinary and is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Achilles
  • Gloucester Point (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester Point
    • Gloucester Point lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Ordinary and is located in Gloucester County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester Point have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gloucester Point<5>
  • York View (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York View
    • York View lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Ordinary and is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York View
  • Yorktown (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
  • Gloucester Courthouse (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester Courthouse
    • Gloucester Courthouse lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Ordinary and is located in Gloucester County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gloucester Courthouse have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester Courthouse
  • Rochambeau Village (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rochambeau Village
    • Rochambeau Village lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Ordinary and is located in York County
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rochambeau Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rochambeau Village
  • Ark (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ark
    • Ark lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Ordinary and is located in Gloucester County
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ark

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ordinary ...

Looking for more information about Ordinary? 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 Ordinary, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ordinary.

Adding Ordinary to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Ordinary

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About Gloucester County

About Virginia

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

The official website for Gloucester County: www.co.gloucester.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 Gloucester, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ordinary - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ordinary). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ordinary or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ordinary) 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 Ordinary. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from OrdinaryOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ordinary. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3164, Longitude: -76.5135    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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