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Welcome to Pungo ...



While we don't have a date for the founding of Pungo, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Pungo is near sea level<1>.

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

Pungo is located in the (757) area code.

Communities Also Named Pungo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Pungo - it's located in North Carolina.

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

Communities near Pungo ...

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

  • Virginia Beach
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Chesapeake
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake is located in Chesapeake City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 247,011 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake <2>
  • Norfolk
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Portsmouth
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Sandbridge Beach
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sandbridge Beach
    • Sandbridge Beach is located in Virginia Beach City
  • Thalia Village
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thalia Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thalia Village
    • Thalia Village is located in Virginia Beach City
  • Kempsville Gardens
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kempsville Gardens
    • Kempsville Gardens is located in Virginia Beach City
  • Pocahontas Village
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas Village
    • Pocahontas Village is located in Virginia Beach City
  • Aragona Village
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aragona Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aragona Village
    • Aragona Village is located in Virginia Beach City
  • New Town ‑ Historic
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Town have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Town
    • New Town is located in Norfolk City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Pungo ...

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

Adding Pungo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Pungo 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 Pungo was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Pungo.

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

The official website for State of Virginia: https://www.virginia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Pungo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>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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