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Welcome to Ruther Glen ...

Ruther Glen is located in Caroline County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Ruther Glen: Ruther Gln.

Ruther Glen is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Ruther Glen: (804)

The ZIP code for Ruther Glen: 22546<3>

Adding Ruther Glen to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

Communities near Ruther Glen ...

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

  • Ashland [Hanover County]
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    • Ashland [Hanover County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Ruther Glen
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,908 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<6>
  • Bowling Green [Caroline County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bowling Green
    • Bowling Green [Caroline County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Ruther Glen
    • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bowling Green
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bowling Green<6>
  • Hewlett [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hewlett
    • Hewlett [Hanover County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Ruther Glen
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hewlett have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hewlett
  • Taylorsville [Hanover County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylorsville
    • Taylorsville [Hanover County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Ruther Glen
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorsville
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • DeJarnette [Caroline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for DeJarnette
      • DeJarnette [Caroline County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Ruther Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on DeJarnette
    • Beaverdam [Hanover County]
    • Arcadia [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Arcadia
      • Arcadia [Spotsylvania County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Ruther Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arcadia
    • Hanover [Hanover County]
    • Marye [Spotsylvania County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marye
      • Marye [Spotsylvania County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Ruther Glen
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marye
    • Partlow [Spotsylvania 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 Ruther Glen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ruther Glen.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ruther Glen ...

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

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About Caroline County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ruther Glen. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ruther Glen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 community (such as Ruther Glen). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ruther Glen or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Ruther Glen) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ruther Glen. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ruther GlenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ruther Glen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9289, Longitude: -77.4569    
<5>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.
<6>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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