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Welcome to Schuyler ...

Schuyler is located in Nelson County<1>.


The location of Schuyler has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>


While we don't have a date for the founding of Schuyler, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

Schuyler is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Schuyler: (434)

Communities Also Named Schuyler ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Schuyler - they are located in Missouri, Nebraska, New York and Pennsylvania (2).

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

Communities near Schuyler ...

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

  • Scottsville
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scottsville
    • Scottsville is located in Albemarle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 625 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville <4>
  • Porters
    (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Porters
    • Porters is located in Albemarle County
  • Covesville
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covesville
    • Covesville is located in Albemarle County
  • Alberene
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alberene
    • Alberene is located in Albemarle County
  • Warminster
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warminster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warminster
    • Warminster is located in Nelson County
  • Warren
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warren have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Warren
    • Warren is located in Albemarle County
  • Adial
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Adial
    • Adial is located in Nelson County
  • Axtell
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Axtell
    • Axtell is located in Buckingham County
  • Manteo
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manteo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manteo
    • Manteo is located in Buckingham County
  • Old Myndus
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Myndus
    • Old Myndus is located in Nelson 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 Schuyler. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Schuyler.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Schuyler ...

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

Adding Schuyler to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From that list, the Schuyler post office opened in 1887.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Schuyler.

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

The official website for Nelson County: www.nelsoncounty.com/

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 Nelson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Schuyler - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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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