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Welcome to Petersburg ...
The location of Petersburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Petersburg.
Petersburg is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Petersburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Petersburg: (540)
Websites for Petersburg ...
Official Website: www.petersburg-va.org/
Communities Also Named Petersburg ...
While we believe that this Petersburg is located in Fauquier County, we know of another 2 Virginia communities named Petersburg. Those communities are located in the following counties: Dinwiddie and Petersburg City.
Beyond Virginia, there are 54 communities that are also named Petersburg - they are located in Alaska, California (2), Delaware, Georgia, Illinois (3), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Kansas (6), Kentucky (3), Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (4), Nebraska, New Jersey (3), New York, North Carolina (3), North Dakota, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania (4), Tennessee (2), Texas (2), West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Petersburg.
Communities near Petersburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Petersburg.
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 Petersburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Petersburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Petersburg. 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 Petersburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Petersburg. See our Newspapers Page for Petersburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Petersburg ...
Looking for more information about Petersburg? 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 Petersburg, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Petersburg.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Petersburg: www.petersburg-va.org/
The official website for Fauquier County: www.fauquiercounty.gov/
The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022