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Welcome to Russell ...

Russell is 50 feet [15 m] above sea level.<1>.

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

The telephone area code for Russell: (757)

Communities Also Named Russell ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Virginia communities named Russell: This one is located in and the other is located in Russell County.

Beyond Virginia, there are 44 communities that are also named Russell - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri (3), Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, North Dakota (2), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Russell ...

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

  • Chesapeake [Chesapeake City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chesapeake
    • Chesapeake [Chesapeake City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<2> to the east of Russell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 247,011 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Chesapeake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chesapeake<4>
  • Portsmouth [Portsmouth City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portsmouth
    • Portsmouth [Portsmouth City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the northeast of Russell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 95,094 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portsmouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Portsmouth<4>
  • Franklin [Franklin City]
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    • Franklin [Franklin City] lies 18 miles [29 km]<2> to the west of Russell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,833 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<4>
  • Windsor [Isle of Wight County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Windsor
    • Windsor [Isle of Wight County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<2> to the northwest of Russell
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,800 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Windsor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Windsor<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Whaleyville [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whaleyville
      • Whaleyville [Suffolk City] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<2> to the southwest of Russell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whaleyville
    • Corapeake [Gates County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Corapeake
      • Corapeake [Gates County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the south of Russell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corapeake have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corapeake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corapeake<4>
    • Driver [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Driver
      • Driver [Suffolk City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the northeast of Russell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Driver
    • Holland [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Holland
      • Holland [Suffolk City] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<2> to the west of Russell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Holland
    • Charlton Village [Chesapeake City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Charlton Village
      • Charlton Village [Chesapeake City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Russell
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Charlton Village have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Charlton Village
    • Shoulders Hill [Suffolk City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shoulders Hill
      • Shoulders Hill [Suffolk City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<2> to the northeast of Russell
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shoulders Hill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russell ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Russell. 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 Russell - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<2>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Russell) 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 Russell. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from RussellOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russell. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6859, Longitude: -76.5876    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>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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