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Welcome to Simmonsville ...

Simmonsville is located in Craig County<1>.

Simmonsville is 2,260 feet [689 m] above sea level.<2> In other words, the altitude of Simmonsville is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Simmonsville lies within the (540) area code.

Communities Also Named Simmonsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Simmonsville - they are located in Mississippi, Rhode Island, South Carolina (2) and Texas (2).

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

Communities near Simmonsville ...

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

  • Blacksburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Blacksburg [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the south of Simmonsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 44,074 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blacksburg have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blacksburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blacksburg<5>
  • Salem [Salem City]
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    • Salem [Salem City] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Simmonsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,340 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Salem have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<5>
  • Christiansburg [Montgomery County]
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    • Christiansburg [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the south of Simmonsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,399 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Christiansburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Christiansburg<5>
  • Pembroke [Giles County]
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    • Pembroke [Giles County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the west of Simmonsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,077 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pembroke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pembroke<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Union [Monroe County]
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      • Union [Monroe County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Simmonsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 539 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Union
    • New Castle [Craig County]
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      • New Castle [Craig County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Simmonsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 155 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<5>
    • Captain [Craig County]
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      • Captain [Craig County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the west of Simmonsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Captain have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Captain
    • Mount Tabor Village [Montgomery County]
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      • Mount Tabor Village [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Simmonsville
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Tabor Village have been provided by the GNIS.<4> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Tabor Village
    • Mountain Lake [Giles County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mountain Lake
      • Mountain Lake [Giles County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the west of Simmonsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mountain Lake
    • Newport [Giles County]
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      • Newport [Giles County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Simmonsville
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Simmonsville ...

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

Adding Simmonsville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Simmonsville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Virginia (1911).

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Virginia

About Craig County

About Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Craig County: www.co.craig.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 Craig, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Simmonsville - 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 from Point A (ie- Simmonsville) 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 Simmonsville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SimmonsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Simmonsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3845, Longitude: -80.3617    
<4>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.
<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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