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Welcome to Robious ...

Robious is located in Chesterfield County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Robious, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1875.

Robious is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Robious is located in the (804) area code.

Websites for Robious ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.chesterfieldchamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Robious, the following might be of interest:

Communities near Robious ...

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

  • Richmond
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Ashland
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Chesterfield Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chesterfield Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesterfield Village
    • Chesterfield Village is located in Chesterfield County
  • Chippenham Village
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chippenham Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chippenham Village
    • Chippenham Village is located in Richmond County
  • Tuckahoe
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
  • Huguenot
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huguenot have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Huguenot
    • Huguenot is located in Powhatan County
  • Tuckahoe Village
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tuckahoe Village
    • Tuckahoe Village is located in Henrico County
  • Otterdale
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Otterdale
    • Otterdale is located in Chesterfield County
  • Cherry Gardens
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Gardens
    • Cherry Gardens is located in Richmond County
  • Dumbarton
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dumbarton
    • Dumbarton is located in Henrico County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Robious ...

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

Adding Robious to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Robious 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 Robious was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Robious post office opened in 1875.

We also found Robious in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Robious.

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

The official website for Chesterfield County: www.co.chesterfield.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 Chesterfield, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Robious - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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