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Welcome to Penhook ...

Penhook is located in Franklin County.

The location of Penhook has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Penhook is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Penhook lies within the (540) area code.

Communities near Penhook ...

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

  • Radford [Bedford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Radford have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Radford
    • Radford [Bedford County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the north of Penhook
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Radford
  • Rocky Mount [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rocky Mount have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rocky Mount
    • Rocky Mount [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the west of Penhook
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rocky Mount
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rocky Mount
  • Chatham [Pittsylvania County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatham have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chatham
    • Chatham [Pittsylvania County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast of Penhook
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  • Hurt [Pittsylvania County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hurt have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hurt
    • Hurt [Pittsylvania County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast of Penhook
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hurt
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hurt
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gretna [Pittsylvania County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gretna have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gretna
      • Gretna [Pittsylvania County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the east of Penhook
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gretna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gretna
    • Laprades Mill [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Laprades Mill
      • Laprades Mill [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the south of Penhook
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Laprades Mill
    • Union Hall [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Union Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Union Hall
      • Union Hall [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest of Penhook
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Union Hall
    • North Shore [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Shore have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Shore
      • North Shore [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the north of Penhook
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Shore
    • Pittsville [Pittsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsville
      • Pittsville [Pittsylvania County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the east of Penhook
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsville
    • Westlake Corner [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westlake Corner have been provided by the GNIS.<1> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westlake Corner
      • Westlake Corner [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest of Penhook
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westlake Corner

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Penhook ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Virginia

About Franklin County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.franklincountyva.org/

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>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.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Penhook - 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- Penhook) 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 Penhook. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Penhook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Penhook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9824, Longitude: -79.6281       In this case, the coordinates for Penhook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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