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Welcome to Sheep Town ...

Sheep Town is located in Carroll County<1>.

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

Sheep Town is 2,290 feet [698 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Sheep Town is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

The telephone area code for Sheep Town: (276)

Communities near Sheep Town ...

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

  • Pulaski [Pulaski County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pulaski have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pulaski
    • Pulaski [Pulaski County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Sheep Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,714 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pulaski
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pulaski<5>
  • Wytheville [Wythe County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wytheville
    • Wytheville [Wythe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Sheep Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,921 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wytheville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wytheville<5>
  • Galax [Galax City]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galax
    • Galax [Galax City] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Sheep Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,347 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galax
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galax<5>
  • Hillsville [Carroll County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsville
    • Hillsville [Carroll County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Sheep Town
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,661 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Independence [Grayson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Independence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Independence
      • Independence [Grayson County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Sheep Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 892 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Independence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Independence<5>
    • Fries [Grayson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fries
      • Fries [Grayson County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Sheep Town
      • Estimated population in 2019: 446 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fries
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fries<5>
    • Fort Chiswell [Wythe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fort Chiswell
      • Fort Chiswell [Wythe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the north of Sheep Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Chiswell
    • Woodlawn [Carroll County]
    • Locust Hill [Wythe County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Locust Hill
      • Locust Hill [Wythe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Sheep Town
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Locust Hill
    • Max Meadows [Wythe 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 Sheep Town. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sheep Town.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sheep Town ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carroll County: www.co.carroll.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 Carroll, 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 have 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 Sheep Town - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sheep Town) 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 Sheep Town. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sheep Town

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sheep Town. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8240, Longitude: -80.9145       In this case, the coordinates for Sheep Town have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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