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Welcome to Plum Point ...

Plum Point is located in New Kent County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Plum Point, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1911.

A typical abbreviation for Plum Point: Plum Pt.

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

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

The area code for Plum Point: (804)

Communities Also Named Plum Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Plum Point - they are located in Maryland, Mississippi, Newfoundland and Labrador, Rhode Island and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Plum Point ...

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

  • Williamsburg
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
  • Urbanna
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Romancoke
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Romancoke
    • Romancoke is located in King William County
  • Plain View
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plain View have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plain View
    • Plain View is located in King and Queen County
  • Adner
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adner
    • Adner is located in Gloucester County
  • New Kent
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the west)
  • Norge
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
  • Glenns
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Glenns
    • Glenns is located in Gloucester County
  • Barlows Corner
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Barlows Corner
    • Barlows Corner is located in York County
  • Ark
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ark
    • Ark is located in Gloucester County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Plum Point ...

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

Adding Plum Point to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Plum Point in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Plum Point was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Plum Point.

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

The official website for New Kent County: www.co.new-kent.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 New Kent, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Plum Point - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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