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Plum Point, Virginia

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Welcome to Plum Point ...

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

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

Plum Point lies within the (804) area code.

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.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Plum Point was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Plum Point ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have 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 [Williamsburg City]
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    • Williamsburg [Williamsburg City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the south of Plum Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,954 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsburg<4>
  • Urbanna [Middlesex County]
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    • Urbanna [Middlesex County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Plum Point
    • Estimated population in 2019: 458 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Urbanna have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Urbanna<4>
  • Adner [Gloucester County]
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    • Adner [Gloucester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the east of Plum Point
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  • New Kent [New Kent County]
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    • Norge [James City County]
    • Glenns [Gloucester County]
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      • Glenns [Gloucester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the east of Plum Point
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    • Barlows Corner [York County]
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      • Barlows Corner [York County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Plum Point
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    • Ark [Gloucester County]
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      • Ark [Gloucester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Plum Point
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    • Saluda [Middlesex County]
    • Cumnor [King and Queen County]
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      • Cumnor [King and Queen County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Plum Point
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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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Virginia

About New Kent County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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>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- Plum Point) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Plum Point. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Plum PointOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Plum Point. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5184, Longitude: -76.8115    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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