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Welcome to Pratts ...

Pratts is located in Madison County<1>.

The location of Pratts has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Pratts is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Pratts: (540)

Adding Pratts to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

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

In addition, we also found mention of Pratts elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Pratts on a Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Communities Also Named Pratts ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Pratts - they are located in Alabama, Connecticut, Michigan, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Ohio and Utah (2).

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

Communities near Pratts ...

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

  • Culpeper [Culpeper County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Culpeper
    • Culpeper [Culpeper County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Pratts
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,873 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Culpeper
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Culpeper<5>
  • Orange [Orange County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orange
    • Orange [Orange County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Pratts
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,096 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orange
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orange<5>
  • Elkton [Rockingham County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elkton
    • Elkton [Rockingham County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Pratts
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,903 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<5>
  • Gordonsville [Louisa County]
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    • Stanardsville [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stanardsville
      • Stanardsville [Greene County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Pratts
      • Estimated population in 2019: 386 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanardsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanardsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanardsville<5>
    • Ruth [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ruth
      • Ruth [Madison County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Pratts
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ruth
    • Burnt Tree [Madison County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burnt Tree
      • Burnt Tree [Madison County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Pratts
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Burnt Tree
    • Hood [Madison County]
    • Kinderhook [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kinderhook
      • Kinderhook [Greene County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Pratts
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kinderhook
    • Madison Run [Orange County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madison Run
      • Madison Run [Orange County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Pratts
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madison Run

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pratts ...

Looking for more information about Pratts? 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 Pratts, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Pratts.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Madison, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pratts - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Pratts) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Pratts. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3476, Longitude: -78.2700       In this case, the coordinates for Pratts have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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