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Welcome to Sandston ...

Sandston is located in Henrico County<1>.

Sandston is 160 feet [49 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Sandston is within the boundaries of the (804) area code.

The ZIP code for Sandston: 23150<3>

Communities near Sandston ...

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

  • Richmond [Richmond City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richmond
    • Richmond [Richmond City] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Sandston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 230,436 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richmond
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richmond<5>
  • Hopewell [Hopewell City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hopewell
    • Hopewell [Hopewell City] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Sandston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,529 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hopewell
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hopewell<5>
  • Colonial Heights [Colonial Heights City]
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    • Colonial Heights [Colonial Heights City] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Sandston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,370 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Colonial Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Colonial Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Colonial Heights<5>
  • Ashland [Hanover County]
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    • Ashland [Hanover County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Sandston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,875 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ashland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Currituck Farms [Henrico County]
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      • Currituck Farms [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of Sandston
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Currituck Farms have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Currituck Farms
    • Montrose Heights [Richmond City]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montrose Heights
      • Montrose Heights [Richmond City] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Sandston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montrose Heights
    • Turner Woods [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Turner Woods
      • Turner Woods [Henrico County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Sandston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Turner Woods
    • Oak Hill [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oak Hill
      • Oak Hill [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Sandston
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    • Oakland [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakland
      • Oakland [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the west of Sandston
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    • Varina Grove [Henrico County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Varina Grove
      • Varina Grove [Henrico County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Sandston
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Varina Grove

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sandston ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Henrico County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Henrico County: www.co.henrico.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 Henrico, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sandston - 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 Sandston). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sandston 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sandston) 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 Sandston. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SandstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sandston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.5234, Longitude: -77.3157    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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