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Welcome to Port Royal ...

The town of Port Royal is located in Caroline County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Port Royal: Prt. Royal

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Port Royal has a population of 206 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Port Royal.

Port Royal is near sea level<3>.

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

Port Royal lies within the (804) area code.

The ZIP code for Port Royal: 22535<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Port Royal had an population of 206 people. This is an increase of 63.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Port Royal had a population of 126 people. This makes Port Royal the county's 2nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 126 people, the population of Port Royal decreased 25.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 170 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Port Royal.

Communities Also Named Port Royal ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Port Royal - they are located in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Missouri, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), South Carolina and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Port Royal.

Communities near Port Royal ...

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

  • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City]
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    • Fredericksburg [Fredericksburg City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Port Royal
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 29,492 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fredericksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fredericksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fredericksburg<7>
  • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Colonial Beach
    • Colonial Beach [Westmoreland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Royal
    • 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<7>
  • Bowling Green [Caroline County]
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    • Bowling Green [Caroline County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Port Royal
    • 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.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<7>
  • Shiloh [King George County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiloh
    • Shiloh [King George County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Royal
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Arnolds Corner [King George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arnolds Corner
      • Arnolds Corner [King George County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the north of Port Royal
      • 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]<5> to the west of Port Royal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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]<5> to the west of Port Royal
      • 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]<5> to the northwest of Port Royal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olney Corner
    • Alden [King George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alden
      • Alden [King George County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Port Royal
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alden
    • Weedonville [King George County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Weedonville
      • Weedonville [King George County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Port Royal
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Weedonville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Weedonville

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Port Royal ...

Looking for more information about Port Royal? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Port Royal, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Port Royal.

Adding Port Royal to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Caroline County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Caroline County: www.co.caroline.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 Caroline, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Port Royal.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Port Royal - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Port Royal). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Port Royal or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Port Royal) 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 Royal. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Port RoyalOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Port Royal. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.1705, Longitude: -77.1909    
<6>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.
<7>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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