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Welcome to Shiny Rock ...

Shiny Rock is located in Mecklenburg County<1>.

Shiny Rock is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Shiny Rock lies within the (434) area code.

Communities near Shiny Rock ...

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

  • Henderson [Vance County]
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    • Henderson [Vance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Shiny Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,109 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henderson<4>
  • Oxford [Granville County]
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    • Oxford [Granville County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Shiny Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,905 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<4>
  • Chase City [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Chase City [Mecklenburg County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the northeast of Shiny Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chase City<4>
  • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County]
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    • Clarksville [Mecklenburg County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the north of Shiny Rock
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stovall [Granville County]
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      • Stovall [Granville County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the south of Shiny Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 420 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stovall have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Boydton [Mecklenburg County]
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      • Boydton [Mecklenburg County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the northeast of Shiny Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boydton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boydton<4>
    • Middleburg [Vance County]
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      • Middleburg [Vance County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the southeast of Shiny Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 138 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleburg<4>
    • Virgilina [Halifax County]
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      • Virgilina [Halifax County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Shiny Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 135 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virgilina<4>
    • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County]
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      • Scottsburg [Fluvanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Shiny Rock
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 126 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scottsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsburg<4>
    • Bullock [Granville County]
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      • Bullock [Granville County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the southeast of Shiny Rock
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bullock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bullock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bullock<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Shiny Rock ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Virginia

About Mecklenburg County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Mecklenburg, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Shiny Rock - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Shiny Rock) 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 Shiny Rock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Shiny RockOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Shiny Rock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.5528, Longitude: -78.5974    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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