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Welcome to Penhook ...

Penhook is located in Franklin County.

Penhook is 980 feet [299 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

Penhook is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Communities near Penhook ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Penhook and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2017<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Chatham   [Map]   1,439   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Gretna   [Map]   1,213   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Hurt   [Map]   1,243   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Laprades Mill   [Map]   ---   S   4 miles [6.4 km]
North Shore   [Map]   ---   N   7 miles [11.3 km]
Pittsville   [Map]   ---   E   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Penhook.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Penhook. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Penhook.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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 get an overview with links that will help you to 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.

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Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

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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: www.virginia.gov/



Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Penhook - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that starts in Penhook. A straight line distance ignores obstructions 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 that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9824, Longitude: -79.6281     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Penhook have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Penhook.

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