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Welcome to Port Conway ...

Port Conway is located in King George County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Port Conway: Prt. Conway

Port Conway is near sea level<2>.

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

Port Conway is within the boundaries of the (540) area code.

Communities near Port Conway ...

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

  • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City]
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    • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Port Conway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericksburg<5>
  • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Beach
    • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Port Conway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,645 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Beach
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Beach<5>
  • Bowling Green [Caroline County]
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    • Bowling Green [Caroline County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southwest of Port Conway
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,182 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bowling Green have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<5>
  • Shiloh [King George County]
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    • Shiloh [King George County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Port Conway
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiloh
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arnolds Corner [King George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnolds Corner
      • Arnolds Corner [King George County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the north of Port Conway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arnolds Corner
    • New London [Caroline County]
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      • New London [Caroline County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Port Conway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New London
    • Stuart Corner [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stuart Corner
      • Stuart Corner [Caroline County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the west of Port Conway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stuart Corner
    • Olney Corner [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olney Corner
      • Olney Corner [Caroline County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Port Conway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olney Corner
    • Weedonville [King George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weedonville
      • Weedonville [King George County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the north of Port Conway
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weedonville have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weedonville
    • Alden [King George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alden
      • Alden [King George County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Port Conway
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Conway ...

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

Adding Port Conway to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Port Conway 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 Port Conway was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About King George County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for King George County: www.king-george.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 King George, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Conway - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Conway) 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 Port Conway. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port ConwayOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Conway. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1791, Longitude: -77.1853    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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